Tag Archives: Fungi

Sunday Fungi: Ruby Carbuncles

Yes, it is a fungi. I think it could be King Alfred’s Cakes. Except I’d say it’s too pale. But maybe that’s because it’s wet. Fungi tend to change colour when dry. And while I’ve titled the post Ruby Carbuncles, … Continue reading

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Sunday Fungi: Three … Not of a Kind

January isn’t the month for fungi. Yet two years back (2017), the weather being unusually mild, I found these little gems, all in a row. And, as a bonus … these brackets are most often seen as solid-looking colourful fans. … Continue reading

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Sunday Fungi: Con-Textured Skittles

Not sure of the species, but I’m thinking possibly a dapperling. Just get a peep at that textured stipe. Wow. That and the cap, a bit of a giveaway.

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Sunday Fungi: Fungi the Younger

The awfully common Common Puffball in a form less often seen. Young, newborn. It loses its spines as it ages. (I’m sure that reminds me of someone.)

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Sunday Fungi: Purple Helmets

These small, clustering ‘bonnets’ are as much iconic fungi as the totally boring button mushroom of supermarkets and kitchens.  

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Sunday Fungi: Hidden Away

Not all fungi like to flash their colours. Some are shy babies, not even content to lie disguised amidst autumn leaves. These camera-shy fungi were hiding in the deep shadows beneath the roots of a wind-blown tree. But lucky for … Continue reading

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Sunday Fungi: Served on Wood

Over the past few weeks, I’ve chosen the more fragile, ephemeral fungi to post on a Sunday. But that can’t be said of this week’s specimen. Its name? Nah, some kind of bracket. What I like about this sturdy fella … Continue reading

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