Sunday, October 25, 2015

Foray to Holywell Green area (and Gosport Clough) 25.10.15

Fungus Foray to the Holywell Green area 25th October 2015

With thanks for rarer species/groups identification by Peachysteve.
The find of the day (year?) was Violet Coral (Clavaria zollingeri)

Two fruiting bodies some yards apart, in the steep mossy pasture between the Beech plantation and the woods of Gosport Clough.
(A sketch plan is in Annie Honjo’s notebook)
Also new to us was Fairy Inkcaps
Present: Members Steve Blacksmith (leader) Peachysteve, Annie Honjo, Mike Brook,
Tess(guest) and Andrew (guest.)

Fly Agaric
The Deceiver
Amethyst Deceiver
Snowy Waxcap
Common Inkcap
Turkey Tail
Black Milking Bonnet
Fairy Inkcap (Coprinellus disseminatus)
Angel's Bonnet
Trooping Funnel
Earthy Powdercap
Oak Milkbug
Tar Spot
Yellow sp. of Club
Dewdrop Mottlegill
Golden Waxcap
Apricot Club
Heath Waxcap
Stump Puffball
Hairy Curtain Crust
Brown Oak Cup (Rutstroemia firma)
Oak Bark Spot
Beech Woodwart
Blackening Brittlegill
The Blusher
Beech Tar Crust
Boletus sp. (small)
Russula sp. (Yellow Cap)
Meadow Waxcap (Large number.)
Slimy Waxcap
Gallerina sp.
Pink Waxcap
VIOLET CORAL two fruiting bodies some metres apart
Parrot Waxcap
Splendid Waxcap
Butter Waxcap
Crested Coral
Magic Mushroom (Liberty Cap.)
Orange Waxcap
Bleeding Broadleaf Crust
Charcoal Burner
Meadow Coral
Clouded Funnel
Common Rustgill

Scribe SB - checked Peachysteve

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Stoodley Glen 18.10.15

Our Foray at Stoodley Glen produced the following list: With thanks to Peachysteve for id's of less common fungi.
(Further information on the day's sightings is over on Calderdale-wildlife.blogspot.)

Birch Polypore (Latin names will be added later if I have time)
Dark Honey Fungus
Un-id woodland Agaric
Un-id bracket possibly young Turkeytail
Russula sp. (grey cap)
Holly Speckle
Oak twig spot
Birch twig spot
Elfin Saddle
Oak twig spot (different from above)
Oak twig white crust (Split Porecrust)
The Deceiver
Magic Mushroom (Psilocybe semilanceata)
Common Earth Ball
Birch twig spot (oval spots)
Toughshank (Collybia sp)
Pinkgill (Entoloma sp.)
Petticoat Mottlegill
Meadow Waxcap
A red Waxcap prob. Hygrocybe splendissima
Egghead Mottlegill
A yellow Waxcap  H. chlorophana
Heath Waxcap
Pink Waxcap
Yellow Brain on dead Gorse stem
Amethyst Deceiver
Crested Coral (possibly)
Brown Roll-rim
False Death-cap
Boletus sp. (Red-cracking group.)
Webcap sp.
The Blusher
Clustered Toughshank
Bell sp. (Gallerina sp.)
Brown Birch Bolete
A Stereum crust on dead Hawthorn trunk
Common Bonnet
Bulbous Honey Fungus
Artist's Bracket
Approx. 38 species in approx. 3 hours.

Peachysteve adds these links, etc

 One of the oak spots, I'll call it Oak Bark Slit (it has no common
 The other
 One of the birch bark spots
Oak twig white crust was Split Porecrust
Crust on dead Hawthorn trunk was a stereum species
The Leccinum was Brown Birch Bolete