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by NellyDee
Thu Sep 28, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: General fungi discussion
Topic: Jelly Mistry
Replies: 2
Views: 2794

Jelly Mistry

This has appeared - small patches on road and bigger patches on the verge near bridge over burn. I have done a google search found this explanation - "Many people, including Sarah Longrigg who sent this picture, suggested slime moulds as an explanation. An algae expert consulted by BBC Scotland was ...
by NellyDee
Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Fungi ID request please
Replies: 2
Views: 1970

Re: Fungi ID request please

Thank you Roy. When I looked up 'Jelly Babies' - Leotia lubrica; I came across a big discussion on black headed Leotia lubrica, arguing over 'was it caused by an infection'. Wonder if the debate was resolved or are black capped Leotia lubrica, now classed as a sub species. Again trolling through ima...
by NellyDee
Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Fungi ID request please
Replies: 2
Views: 1970

Fungi ID request please

Yes I am back with more ID requests. Possibly due to the weather different fungi have been appearing and not seen here before. For example under the Beech trees and in the gravel there about it was always Red Cracking Boletus - Boletus chrysenteron, which now have been replaced with swathes of Beech...
by NellyDee
Fri Jan 27, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: General fungi discussion
Topic: Hair Ice Fungi
Replies: 2
Views: 2750

Re: Hair Ice Fungi

Thanks Mike. Have downloaded to full research paper, which I will try and find time to read. Re; Andrea's reply. I guess the occasional hair-ice seen here is Exidiopsis effusa. I have an awful lot of dead wood and fallen trees.
by NellyDee
Wed Jan 25, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: General fungi discussion
Topic: Hair Ice Fungi
Replies: 2
Views: 2750

Hair Ice Fungi

I am sure most of you will have read this, but I thought it was really interesting so am sharing the link -

http://www.sci-news.com/biology/science ... 03051.html
by NellyDee
Tue Nov 29, 2016 3:07 pm
Forum: Ascomycetes
Topic: WARNING RE ASCOfrance!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 2429

Re: WARNING RE ASCOfrance!!!

"I'll post an "all clear" when it is sorted. It's only when sites like that (and indeed this one) encounter problems that you realise how much one takes them for granted - never forget all the work FungiJohn put in while Wild About Britain was crumbling before our eyes." At least you are all taking ...
by NellyDee
Fri Nov 25, 2016 12:47 pm
Forum: Off-Piste
Topic: Perfect Morning - (Revisited!)
Replies: 73
Views: 39767

Re: Perfect Morning - (Revisited!)

Though bitingly cold the views are breathtaking are they not. I togged up today and went out and take photos of the hoar frost on the remaining fungi and the grasses, stones, trees - oh so much to photograph it fascinates me, nature's art at its best, even on the inside of my windows -
by NellyDee
Fri Nov 25, 2016 12:41 pm
Forum: General fungi discussion
Topic: The beauty of frost on fungi
Replies: 1
Views: 1712

The beauty of frost on fungi

-8C and everything takes on a new beauty - Armillaria mellea

ImageFrost on Fungi by Helen Skelton, on Flickr
by NellyDee
Mon Nov 21, 2016 1:47 pm
Forum: Local/Regional Fungi Groups, Fungi News, Courses & Events
Topic: Any Welsh Experts Interested?
Replies: 2
Views: 3470

Any Welsh Experts Interested?

I was sent this link and thought maybe some of you might be interested

http://www.plantlife.org.uk/about_us/ne ... they_study
by NellyDee
Sun Oct 23, 2016 4:52 pm
Forum: Off-Piste
Topic: Perfect Morning - (Revisited!)
Replies: 73
Views: 39767

Re: Perfect Morning - (Revisited!)

Interesting and lovely photos as usual :)
by NellyDee
Sun Oct 23, 2016 4:48 pm
Forum: General fungi discussion
Topic: Fungus Of The Day (One identified fungus only please, with species name in attachment comment and in post)
Replies: 838
Views: 282764

Re: Fungus Of The Day (One identified fungus only please, with species name in attachment comment and in post)

Having been bemoaning the lack of fungi here this lone fungus appeared on the edge of steep slope amid the beech. Never had these growing here before - one Shaggy Ink Cap -
Shaggy Ink Cap - Coprinus comatus
Shaggy Ink Cap - Coprinus comatus
Coprinus comatus
by NellyDee
Wed Oct 05, 2016 8:24 am
Forum: Off-Piste
Topic: Perfect Morning - (Revisited!)
Replies: 73
Views: 39767

Re: Perfect Morning - (Revisited!)

I do think there ought to be a 'Like' button or something to show that a post has been read and liked (very much).