|The earthstar, starting to break down|
There were a few Amethyst Deceivers. When they first emerge they are small domed purple fungi, but then the cap flattens out and the gills spread out.
|A newly emerged Amethyst Deceiver|
|Two older Amethyst Deceivers|
|As they get older, Amethyst Deceivers flatten out and spread out their gills|
We spotted several Magpie Ink Caps today.
|This one really shows how the white spots are the remnants|
of the veil that covered the newly emerging ink cap. It looks
like the cap has bits of tissue stuck to it.
|Cream coloured jelly fungus|
|Bright yellow jelly fungus|
|Bracket fungus, with a beech mast on top of it|
|Another bracket fungus - full of different coloured rings|
|White coral fungus|
|Not sure what this is, but it was a pretty peach colour and was growing out|
of the end of a tree stump
|Large wood mushroom, the size of a dinner plate|
|Porcelain fungus - flies stuck all over its very sticky cap|
|Puffballs were everywhere. This one hasn't released it's spores yet, but you |
can see where the knobbly bits are wearing off the surface and falling onto
the ground beneath it
|Earthballs - similar to puffballs, except the spores are expelled through a|
gaping split instead of a small round hole
|I think this is a puffball because it has a short stem. Looks like its covered |