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
Warted Amanita Amanita strobiliformis

This is an often massive fungi that has a creamish white cap covered in thick fragments of veil... more

Birch Brittlegill Russula betularum

A small to medium size fungus with a pale, delicate cap and brittle white gills found growing... more

Coral Fungus Ramaria botrytis

A medium-sized clay-brown or coral-pink fungus with a densely branched fruiting body similar in... more

Conifer Disco Lachnellula subtilissima

A very small disc shaped, yellowish-orange disc or cup found clustered on the dead twigs of Fir... more

Ivory Funnel Clitocybe dealbata

This is a small to medium sized fungus commonly found in grassy areas such as lawns, parks,... more

Identification of British Fungi

Geastrum triplex
Armillaria gallica
Auricularia mesenterica
Psathyrella spadiceogrisea

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Glossary

Title Description
clathrate latticed, net like