Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Hardcastle Crags, 27-12-12

Oliver had been really poorly over the Christmas holidays, so foraying was put on hold for a while, as we were house bound. He looked to have perked up a little and had no temperature, so he said he would like to go for a foray, however it didn't last long though before I carried him back to the car and headed for home, where he was back on the sofa, under a blanket. We found the White Brain fungus very interesting to look at, with it's convoluted lobes and Oliver liked the rubbery texture too. 

Velvet Shank (Flammulina velutipes), caps above and gills below.

 Lumpy Bracket (Trametes gibbosa).

Purplepore Bracket (Trichaptum abietinum), above and below.

White Brain (Exidia thuretiana), all examples were found on the same fallen beech branch.

Common Jellyspot (Dacrymyces stillatus).

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