Galleries  Foray: 22/12/2005 - Shelleys Wood, Itchingfield, West Sussex Site Menu 
Genus Search

Edibility Search

Common Names Search

Location Search

Month Search

December Fungi
Xylaria Hypoxylon
Click to view species recorded in December
Site Statistics
 Locations: 28
 Species : 167
 Photographs: 1542

Back to Forays

Click any picture for a larger image

Foray members: Matthew Hutchings

Long walk on a damp day round Christ's Hospital and Shelley's Wood.

Flammulina Velutipes - Velvet Shank

Picture Type: Cap close-up
Month: December
Time: Mid afternoon
Diameter: 2 - 3cm
Height: 3 - 5cm
Terrain: Deciduous woodland
Substrate: Wood
Tree type: Not sure, possibly Willow
This is a very pretty mushroom, you wouldn't think that it is the same species sold as Enoki mushrooms which are long stemmed and white with an undeveloped cap. This is due I believe to it being cultivated in the dark.

Back to Forays

Rogues Gallery
Desktop Wallpaper
Phylla Search
This site is getting expensive to run as the traffic is now running at over 6000 unique visitors a month.
Small donations will help considerably so if this site is useful to you and you have a couple of minutes please click the button below. (You choose how much to donate, even 1 will help) Just enter an amount below and then click the paypal button. You no longer need a paypal account to make a donation.

Enter Amount:

Bookmark this site

©2010 Matthew Hutchings
Site Designed by MLH Design