October 3rd 2021 Fungus Foray

October 3rd 2021 Fungus Foray

After the introductions, Francis and Hiram set the scene.
Great turn out for our 2021 fungus foray, 20 of us in all.
…. and a hornet decides to join us.
turkey tails
Francis explains how to identify a bolete
Russet toughshank I do believe ?
Lumpy bracket
Finlay finds a small group of yellow fan, one of the rarest fungi around, well done young man!
yellow fan, great to see it in Haw Park Wood – I’ve never seen Francis so excited!
a slime mould called dog’s vomit !
small can be a good identification feature, this stinking dapperling did not disappoint!

List of our finds today:

turkey tail, collared parachute, birch polypore, blushing bracket, charcoal burner rusella, wood woolly-foot, toughshank, russet toughshank, sulphur tuft, deer shield, cavalier/knight, lumpy bracket, lemon disco, southern bracket, peeling oysterling, yellow fan, shaggy inkcap, the miller, dog’s vomit slime mould, mycena arcangeliana, psathyrella, stinking dapperling, yellow stagshorn, pale stagshorn, bleading oak crust.

Many thanks to Francis and Hiram for a great morning.