Foxglove’s Fungal Foray

Sunday, October 4th 2009

Today we had excepionally high winds here, but Foxglove's Fungal Foray went ahead as planned. Keith Thomas (seen here 4th. from left) led a group of intrepid fungus hunters through the woods. As well as Honey Fungus and Sulphur Tufts we found such tongue twisters as Daedaleopsis confragosa and Lacterius pubescens.

Foxglove's Fungal Foray

The recent dry weather meant that there weren't as many species as we hoped but we still had a list of around 22 species with more to be identified by Keith later.

Bracket fungi

This bracket fungi is on one of the trees along Risedale Beck. Unidentified as yet - but Keith will let us know.

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