British Fungi Identification

The British Fungi Identification page on Wild About Britain can be used to help you identify species of Fungi found in the UK.

However, if they all look the same, or you need some help in identifying a particular species, click here to post a question in our forum, where some of our really helpful members should be able to help.

Physarum album
Ganoderma applanatum
Pholiota lenta
Trichia scabra
Boletus aereus
Mycena acicula
Neottiella rutilans
Cordyceps ophioglossoides
Sarcodon squamosus
Scutellinia scutella
Agaricus xanthoderma var lepiotoides
Laccaria proxima
Trametes abietina
Inocybe geophylla var. lilacina
Lactarius turpis
Lepiota cristata
Tubaria furfuracea
Hygrocybe conica
Daldinia fissa
Calocera pallidospathulata
Cheilymenia theleboloides
Laccaria laccata
Ascobolus carbonarius
Hymenoscyphus fructigenus
Rickenella swartzii
Poronia punctata
Hygrocybe psittacina var. psittacina
Coprinus comatus
Inocybe maculata
Polycephalomyces tomentosus
Stereum hirsutum
Coprinellus domesticus
Clavulinopsis corniculata
Omphalina umbelifera
Lactarius pyrogalus
Pluteus thomsonii
Uromyces muscari
Nectria cinnabarina
Mycena rubromarginata
Pholiota flammans
Oudemansiella mucida
Xerocomus chrysenteron
Ganoderma australe
Panaeolus cinctulus
Lentinus torulosus
Pholiota highlandensis
Ganoderma lucidum
Hygrocybe laeta var. laeta
Cortinarius sanguineus
Phellondon niger
Inocybe lacera
Armillaria mellea
Saccobolus glaber
Hygrocybe insipida
Amanita submembranacea
Bisporella citrina
Russula grisea
Inocybe lanuginosa var. lanuginosa
Entoloma prunuloides
Hypomyces chrysospermus
Entoloma incanum
Coprinus lagopus
Tricholoma album
Russula virescens
Geastrum striatum
Lactarius fulvissimus
Lactarius piperatus
Melanoleuca polioleuca
Agaricus arvensis
Lactarius deterrimus
Amanita rubescens var. annulosulphurea
Lactarius glyciosmus
Lachnum virgineum
Pluteus petasatus
Entoloma rhodopolium
Dumontinia tuberosa
Microbotryum violaceum
Macrolepiota rhacodes
Clavulina cinerea
Trichaptum abietinum
Mycena sanguinolenta
Helvella acetabulum
Hygrocybe flavescens
Melanoleuca verrucipes
Omphalina pyxidata
Vuilleminia comedens
Stropharia aeruginosa
Suillus granulatus
Pholiotina aporos
Clitocybe amarescens
Diderma hemisphaericum
Lactarius helvus
Gomphidius roseus
Stereum gausapatum
Lepiota aspera
Clathrus archeri
Xylaria carpophila
Lycoperdon caudatum
Lyophyllum decastes
Piptoporus quercinus

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