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
Deceiving Bolete Boletus queletii

This is a large or massive Bolete found either solitary or in small groups under deciduous trees... more

Ganoderma pfeifferi Ganoderma Pfeifferi

bracket with a lacquer on the cap.

Physarum album Physarum album

A Myxomycete (Slime Mould) - Stalked sporangia, gregarious, subglobose or lenticular. Peridium... more

Small Stagshorn Calocera cornea

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

Tubifera ferruginosa Tubifera ferruginosa

A small orange fungus with strawberry like bodies that become dark-brown at maturity, found on... more

Identification of British Fungi

Clitocybe sinopica
Hygrocybe pratensis var. pratensis
Hymenoscyphus fructigenus
Neobulgaria pura var. foliacea

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Glossary

Title Description
Spathulate Flattened oblong with narrow base