What are these growing from rotten wood?

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Note any smells, and associated trees or plants (eg oak, birch). A spore print can be very useful.
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What are these growing from rotten wood?

Post by Thelensblog » Sun Oct 21, 2018 1:26 pm

Found these all on my wonder around a local nature reserve today. Mushrooms facinate me inhow the conditions need to be to grow etc ....

Started noticing so many varieties already after only a few walks purposfully looking for hem. I'd now just like to gain some guidance with any good websites people may use for identifixation? Maybe even an app in todays world ... who knows!

Any help is appreciated in advance - thanks for your time!


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Re: What are these growing from rotten wood?

Post by adampembs » Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:02 pm

A guide to rotating images is here https://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000990.htm

No1 and 2 are both Mycena species (microscopy needed to get which species)
No 3 looks like a Clitocybe species (funnel)
No4 is an inkcap thats past its best
No5 -probably either Kuehneromuces mutabilis or Galerina marginata (if I could see the stem and ring, I could be more definite) - both are hygrophanous - which means they change colour as they dry out, in this case the paleness is where it is drying out.
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