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Saturday, 27 August 2016

Friday, 26 August 2016

Cortinarius bolaris

Cortinarius bolaris

Cortinarius bolaris

Cortinarius bolaris

Thursday, 25 August 2016

Tremella foliacea

Tremella foliacea

Tremella foliacea
Tremella foliacea

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

The Sickener

The sickener - Russula emetica

The sickener - Russula emetica

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Porcelain Fungus

Porcelain fungus - Oudemansiella mucida

Monday, 22 August 2016

Mouldy Old Boletus

Monday Mushroom #111

This sweaty, mould covered boletus is well past its sell-by date.

Sunday, 21 August 2016

The Pointiest

Cortinarius acutus - an exceptionally pointy mushroom!

Cortinarius acutus

Cortinarius acutus

Saturday, 20 August 2016

Friday, 19 August 2016

Polypoerus tuberaster Poses

Polyporus tuberaster - growing out of the top of a gorse branch.

Polyporus tuberaster - growing out of the side of a gorse branch.

Thursday, 18 August 2016

Cortinarius evernius

Cortinarius evernius coming up in sizeable clumps all over the Cowal's soggier forest plantations.

Cortinarius evernius

Cortinarius evernius

Cortinarius evernius

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Silky Piggyback Mushroom

I blogged about the powdery piggyback mushroom here. These photos are of the silky piggyback mushroom - it is similarly parasitic on russules, but doesn't have the strange spore generating tissue of its powdery brethren.

Asterophora parasitica - silky piggyback mushroom

Asterophora parasitica - silky piggyback mushroom

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

Candelabra Coral Fungus

Artomyces pyxidatus - candelabra coral fungus

Artomyces pyxidatus - candelabra coral fungus

Monday, 15 August 2016

Beech Jellydisc

Monday Mushroom #110

Beech jellydisc - Neobulgaria pura

Sunday, 14 August 2016

Brown Rollrim

Brown  rollrim - Paxillus involutus

Saturday, 13 August 2016

Friday, 12 August 2016

Angel Wings Unfurling

Here are some newly emerged angel wings fruiting bodies - they're still sorting out which way is up.

Pleurocybella porrigens - angel wings

See this post for a note on the tricky situation regarding their edibility!

Thursday, 11 August 2016

Sulphur Tufts

Hypholoma fasculare - sulphur tufts

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Scrambled Egg Slime Mould

Fuligo septica - scrambled egg slime mould

Fuligo septica - scrambled egg slime mould

Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Bleachy Bonnetcap

Mycena alcalina
A small, dark bonnetcap that grows on rotting wood and smells strongly of bleach.

Monday, 8 August 2016

Cortinarius alboviolaceus

Monday Mushroom #109

Cortinarius alboviolaceus

Cortinarius alboviolaceus - with some Cantharellus tubaeformis on the side.

Sunday, 7 August 2016

Saturday, 6 August 2016

Marasmius rotula

Marasmius rotula

Marasmius rotula

Marasmius rotula

Thursday, 4 August 2016

More Frosty Slime Mould

More Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa macro photos.

Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa - frosty slime mould

Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa - frosty slime mould

Plums and custard

Tricholomopsis rutilans - plums and custard

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Bleeding Bonnet

This is Mycena haematopus, one of the bleeding bonnetcaps - snap the stem and they exude a dark red liquid. I recently saw them in a list of bioluminescent fungi - but I have yet to go out at night and see.

Mycena haematopus - bleeding bonnetcap

Mycena haematopus - bleeding bonnetcap

Monday, 1 August 2016

Curly Feelers

Dismantling a spider all the while twirling its mustachios.