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by adampembs
Mon Aug 03, 2015 6:43 pm
Forum: Website discussion
Topic: Ranks
Replies: 16
Views: 800

Re: Rank (open for suggestions)

It's just a bit of fun. It has no effect on posting and I didn't think it would put anyone off (any more than ranks used like Officer, Knight Commander etc)
but perhaps better to do without them?
by adampembs
Mon Aug 03, 2015 4:30 pm
Forum: Website discussion
Topic: Ranks
Replies: 16
Views: 800

Re: Rank (open for suggestions)

Done, and for fun we can rotate with other themes: eg spore, basidium, hymenium, basidiocarp, mycelium etc
by adampembs
Mon Aug 03, 2015 3:06 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: White Mycena
Replies: 11
Views: 3267

Re: White Mycena

If ammoniacal congo red was used to mount the cuticle, it might have dissolved the gelatinous layer. I've used it to this effect in order to see the cheilocystidia on those with a gelatinous gill edge.
by adampembs
Sun Aug 02, 2015 1:59 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: A few for ID
Replies: 7
Views: 1653

Re: A few for ID

More on the white 'Clitocybe' Spores My spore print was quite weak, but not white, perhaps a creamy pink? Spores were 11-14 x 5-6.5µm and negative to Melzers. Pileipellis Is there a photographic guide to pileipellis types? I find the diagrams in FN unhelpful as nothing looks like them. So from descr...
by adampembs
Sun Aug 02, 2015 9:43 am
Forum: Website discussion
Topic: Google images
Replies: 0
Views: 130

Google images

Phpbb by default prevents Google from indexing images. I asked why it does this in the phpbb own support forums, and they say if you enable image searching, you use up the bandwidth allowance quickly. To me, this is a shame as image search is very important, and there are some suberb and unique imag...
by adampembs
Sun Aug 02, 2015 8:30 am
Forum: Fungi on miscellaneous substrates (not soil or wood)
Topic: Fungi on Dung
Replies: 3
Views: 2037

Re: Fungi on Dung

diggleken wrote: Adam may have a view on separate section.
Cheers
Ken
We only have 4 topics in this section and one on dung. Its only worth splitting further if the volume warrants it. Another option is to make it a "sticky" topic :lol: so it's always at the top.
by adampembs
Sun Aug 02, 2015 8:11 am
Forum: Fungi on miscellaneous substrates (not soil or wood)
Topic: Fungi on Dung
Replies: 3
Views: 2037

Re: Fungi on Dung

Excellent slides as always, Chris. That germ pore is hard to see, could only see it clearly on one spore. As is often the case, presence of a character is more trustworthy than the apparent absence of one. Suzanne (my better half and known as Hawkeye) enjoys finding fungi, but she draws the line at ...
by adampembs
Sat Aug 01, 2015 10:43 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: A few for ID
Replies: 7
Views: 1653

Re: A few for ID

roy betts wrote:Top one looks like dear old Megacollybia platyphylla.
Thanks :)
by adampembs
Sat Aug 01, 2015 10:43 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: A few for ID
Replies: 7
Views: 1653

Re: A few for ID

Hi Adam #2 I think is Gymnopus confluens (spores should be elongated tear-shaped) #3 is surely an Amanita ; why not A. crocea ? spores more or less globose; might you have overlooked a volva? #4 is that bluey-green flush actual or an artefact? any noticeable smell? cheers Chris I'm sure you're righ...
by adampembs
Sat Aug 01, 2015 6:24 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: A few for ID
Replies: 7
Views: 1653

A few for ID

All found under birch. Any suggestions before I do some microscopy.

Sizes are in cap diameter
top 85mm
2nd 15mm
3rd 90mm
4th 40mm
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by adampembs
Sat Aug 01, 2015 10:35 am
Forum: Website discussion
Topic: Ranks
Replies: 16
Views: 800

Re: Rank (open for suggestions)

I agree that number of posts is not a particulary reliable to quality of advice/contribution. Nor is "time joined" but if you spend a long time on a forum, you can't help but learn something, and often very useful information. I know I learned a huge amount through WAB. Of course, many infrequent po...