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 Species : 167
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Wet walk in the forest. Fungi are starting to appear everywhere.

Agaricus Campestris - Field Mushroom

Picture Type: Side view
Notes
Month: August
Time: Mid afternoon
Diameter: 4cm
Height: 3cm
Terrain: Edge of woodland path
Substrate: Soil
Comments:
Single specimen, found one other later which was a bit worm eaten. Shame as these are good edibles but it means they will be appearing abundantly in meadows over the next few weeks.

Picture Type: From below


Picture Type: Side view
Notes
Month: August
Time: Mid afternoon
Diameter: 6cm
Height: 4cm
Terrain: Edge of woodland path
Substrate: Soil
Comments:
Damaged specimen.

Picture Type: Side view

Picture Type: From below
Daedaleopsis Confragosa - Blushing Bracket

Picture Type: From below
Notes
Month: August
Time: Mid afternoon
Diameter: 5 - 7cm
Terrain: Mixed woodland
Substrate: Wood
Tree type: Willow
Comments:
This is a photogenic species due to its habitat and shape.

Picture Type: Top view
Xerocomus Badius - Bay Bolete

Picture Type: Side view
Notes
Month: August
Time: Mid afternoon
Diameter: 10cm
Height: 12cm
Terrain: Mixed woodland
Substrate: Soil
Comments:
Old specimens, these make good edibles if young and not worm-eaten.

Picture Type: From below showing blueing of bruised pores.
Fuligo Septica - Dog vomit slime mould, Flowers of Tan

Picture Type: Close-up
Notes
Month: August
Time: Mid afternoon
Terrain: Mixed woodland
Substrate: Moss
Comments:
This slimy species oozes over wood and debris following rain.

Picture Type: Close-up

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