British Fungi

British Fungi on Wild About Britain include the latest UK fungi news, thousands of British fungi photos in our image gallery, lots of conversations in the fungi forums, a directory of fungi-related organisations and websites, as well as a big reference encyclopedia with information on everything from the Scarlet Bonnet and Death Cap to the Trooping and Warted Amanita.

Encyclopedia of British Fungi

Common Name Scientific Name Description
Marasmius curreyi Marasmius curreyi

This tiny fungus is recognized by a orange-brown, pinkish-brown to buff, sulcate-striate, often... more

Russula graveolens Russula graveolens

A medium sized Russula with a variably coloured cap that ranges from red or reddish or pink,... more

Eucalyptus Deceiver Laccaria fraterna

Distinguished by having 2-spored basidia (see spore image), spore-size, and by its growing with... more

Small Stagshorn Calocera cornea

A bright yellow to orange coloured fungus that appears as small gelatinous fingers growing on... more

Ganoderma pfeifferi Ganoderma Pfeifferi

bracket with a lacquer on the cap.

Identification of British Fungi

Coprinus cinereus
Rosellinia aquila
Cheilymenia theleboloides
Ramariopsis kunzei

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Glossary

Title Description
Acervulus A mat of hyphae bearing short conidiophores packed closely together.