Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Cunnery Wood 18-11-13

It is only quite a small wood but it yields plenty of fungi.

Candlesnuff Fungus (Xylaria hypoxylon).

Crimped Gill (Plicatura crispa) - above and below.

Crystal Brain (Exidia nucleata). 

Crepidotus cesatii.

Cheilocystidia branched with outgrowths.

Spores subspherical, warty, 7-8.5 x 5-6.5 microns.

Nettle Rash (Leptosphaeria acuta).

Common Bonnet (Mycena galericulata).

Lemon Disco (Bisporella citrina).

Jelly Ear (Auricularia auricula-judae). 

Spectacular Rustgill (Gymnopilus junonius).

Spores almond shaped, rough, 8.5-10 x 5-6 microns.

Bleeding Broadleaf Crust (Stereum rugosum).

Spores 7-9 x 2-3 microns.

Split Porecrust (Schizopora paradoxa).

Purple Jellydisc (Ascocoryne sarcoides).

Glistening Inkcap (Coprinellus micaceus).

Wrinkled Crust (Phlebia radiata).

Olive Oysterling (Sarcomyxa serotina) - above and below.

Lumpy Bracket (Trametes gibbosa).


  1. Great stuff at Cunnery Wood, Alison.
    Also well done ! to Oliver for his first (hopefully first of many) annual report at the AGM, (and yours!)

  2. Thank you Steve, I thought Oliver did it brilliantly.