Carol's Cornwall

A Photographic  Library dedicated to

the Wildlife and Landscape of Cornwall

Plants, Lichens and Fungi


Mushrooms, Toadstools and other Fungi


Jelly Fungus

Jew's Ear (Auricularia auricula-judae)    on Elder log


Yellow Brain Fungus (Tremella mesenterica) on Gorse     in summer     on gorse


Clubs, Corals and Cups
Bog Beacon (Mitrula paludosa)     group


Eyelash Fungus (Scutellinia sp.)


Scarlet Elf Cup (Sarcoscypha coccinea)


Green Wood Cup (Chlorociboria aeruginascens)


Cheilymenia sp. on Cow Dung


Earth Tongue (Geoglossum sp.)     close-up


Coral Spots, Bark Spots and Candle Snuffs

A Bark Spot (Diatrype sp.)


Dead Man's Fingers (Xylaria polymorpha)


King Alfred's Cakes / Cramp Balls (Daldinia concentrica)


Daldinia vernicosa on Gorse


Mushrooms and Toadstools

Blackening Wax Cap (Hygrocybe nigrescens)     side-view


Honey Fungus (Armillaria mellea) - rhizomorphs


Glistening Inkcap (Coprinus micaceus)


Oyster Mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus)     gills


Parrot Wax Cap (Hygrocybe psittacina) -old cap     gills


Velvet Shank (Flammulina velutipes)


Puffballs, Earthballs and Bird's Nests

A Puffball


Bracket Fungi and Related Fungi
Blushing Bracket (Daedaleopsis confragosa)     underside     pores


Cobalt Crust (Pulcherricium caeruleum)


Hoof Fungus (Fomes fomentarius)


Pore Crust (Phellinus sp.)


Rosy Crust (Peniophora incarnata) on Gorse


Southern Bracket (Ganoderma australe)     face-view


A Bracket Fungus (Trametes ochracea) ?


Turkey Fan / Turkeytail (Trametes versicolor)


Polyporus tuberaster     pores


Stinkhorns

Stinkhorn (Phallus impudicus)


Rusts and Smuts

Campion Anther Smut (Microbotryum violaceum)


Valerian Rust (Uromyces valerianae)


Other Fungi

Fly Fungus (Entomophthora muscae)


Peach Leaf Curl (Taphrina deformans)


Tar Spot on Sycamore (Rhytisma acerinum)


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