Fungus Foray 2006

Pictures taken at the Fungus Foray held in Park Wood at 2pm on Sunday 15th October 2006, led by Simon Moore, Hampshire County Council expert on fungi, showing just a few of the finds.

simon moore

Simon Moore

Agaricus Haemorrhoidalis

Agaricus Haemorrhoidalis

Hypholoma Sublateritium (Brick Caps)

Hypholoma Sublateritium
(Brick Caps)

Discussing fungus


Identifying fungi


Laccaria Amethystina (Amethyst Deceiver)

Laccaria Amethystina
(Amethyst Deceiver)

Tazetta Catinus

Tazetta Catinus

Helvella Stevensii

Helvella Stevensii

Phallus Impudicus with slug (Stinkhorn)

Phallus Impudicus with slug

Sparassis Laminosa




Recorder Simon Moore    
Scientific Name
English Name
Rarity 1-5
(5 = Rare)
On log Xylaria hypoxylon Candle snuff fungus 1
On log Xylaria carpophila   3
On log Xylaria longipes Dead Man's fingers 2
Beech litter Xerocomus chrysenteron Red-cracking bolete 1
On log Calocera cornea   2
On log Gymnopilus penetrans   2
Beech litter Amanita citrina False Death Cap 1
Beech litter Amanita rubescens Blusher 1
Base of pine stump Sparassis laminosa Cauliflower fungus 3
On log Stereum hirsutum   1
On log Trametes versicolor   1
Beech litter Inocybe geophylla   1
Beech litter Inocybe geophylla var. lilacina   1
Beech litter Inocybe Yellow  
Soil, side of path Inocybe (brown)    
On log Bulgaria / Rutstroemia firma    
Beech litter Collybia dryophila Wood woolly foot 2
Beech litter Collybia peronata ? Red stem 1
Beech litter Laccaria laccata Deceiver 1
Beech litter Laccaria amethystea Amethyst deceiver 1
Stump Coprinus micaceus Glistening inkcap 1
On buried wood, among turf, meadow Coprinus atramentarius Common inkcap 1
On dead elm Rhodotus palmatus    
Turf, meadow Hygrocybe/Arrhenia    
On log Mycena inclinata   1
Beech litter Mycena vitilis   1
Beech litter Mycena galericulata   1
Beech litter Mycena polygramma   1
On log Mycena haematopus Blood spot bonnet 2
Beech litter Russula ochroleuca   1
Beech litter Russula emetica    
Beech litter Lactarius tabidus   1
Base of birch Lactarius turpis Ugly Milkcap 1
Turf, meadow cf. Panaeolus (large) / Cortinarius?    
Near Yew and oak Hebeloma sacchariolens   2
On log Hypholoma sublateritium   2
Base of oak stump Grifola frondosa   1
Under yew and ivy Agaricus    
Soil, side of path Peziza    
Soil, side of path Cyathus striatus   3
Soil, side of path Helvella stevensii   5
Beech litter Helvella crispa   1
Grass and nettles Entoloma    
Mossy log Ischnoderma [floppy bracket]  

Work Days

Thank you to everyone who came along on 25th February and helped us, particularly the 1st Hart Plain Beavers (and accompanying adults) who helped us plant saplings, clear ditches and pick up litter.  

 The next work day will be on Sunday 25th March.  

Meet at 10:00am. Please wear your boots - gloves and equipment will be provided. 

Refreshments at 11 am and 12.30 pm.

A week later, Sunday 1st April, we will be holding our annual Easter Egg Hunt from 11 to 12.30.  Tickets, priced £1.00, available from Clhaire's the Hairdresser in Highfield, Waterlooville.


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