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 Species : 167
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Foray members: Matthew Hutchings

3 Hours in the forest turned up several species. Including some early appearances for the hedgehog mushroom (Hydnum Repandum)

Amanita Rubescens - The Blusher

Picture Type: Side view
Notes
Month: August
Time: Late afternoon
Diameter: 5cm
Height: 7cm
Terrain: Beechwoods
Substrate: Soil/Leaf litter
Comments:

Picture Type: Cap close-up

Picture Type: Cap close-up


Picture Type: Cap close-up
Notes
Month: August
Time: Late afternoon
Diameter: 5cm
Height: 7cm
Terrain: Beechwoods
Substrate: Soil/Leaf litter
Comments:

Picture Type: Cap close-up


Picture Type: Egg stage, side view
Notes
Month: August
Time: Late afternoon
Diameter: 2cm
Height: 2cm
Terrain: Beechwoods
Substrate: Soil/Leaf litter
Comments:
This small amanita egg was disintguishable as a blusher by the pink tinge.

Picture Type: Egg stage, section
Calocera Viscosa - Jelly Antler, Stags-horn Fungus

Picture Type: Side view
Notes
Month: August
Time: Early evening
Terrain: Mixed woodland
Substrate: Soil/Roots
Comments:
Amanita Fulva - Tawny Grisette

Picture Type: Side view
Notes
Month: August
Time: Late afternoon
Diameter: 4cm
Height: 8cm
Terrain: Mixed woodland
Substrate: Soil
Comments:

Picture Type: Volva

Picture Type: Cap view showing striations
Clitopilus Prunulus - The Miller

Picture Type: Side view
Notes
Month: August
Time: Early evening
Diameter: 4cm
Height: 3cm
Terrain: Grassy path
Substrate: Soil
Comments:

Picture Type: Gills
Hydnum Repandum - Hedgehog Fungus, Wood Urchin

Picture Type: Side view
Notes
Month: August
Time: Late afternoon
Diameter: 5cm
Height: 4cm
Terrain: Beechwoods
Substrate: Soil/Leaf litter
Comments:
Early to see this mushroom, not many though just the odd one when theyre usually abundant.

Picture Type: Spines

Picture Type: Spines
Vascellum Pratense - Meadow Puffball

Picture Type: Close-up
Notes
Month: August
Time: Early evening
Diameter: 4cm
Height: 4cm
Terrain: Grassy path
Substrate: Soil
Comments:

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