Fungus Foray 2018

Fungus Foray 2018

Here is a list of species found and identified during the Fungus Foray walk held on Sunday 4th November, together with a few photos.

Our thanks to Professor Maurice Moss who led the walk and identified the species.

Species List

Amanita muscaria = Amanita muscoram  = Fly Agaric



Auricularia auricula-judae 
= Jelly Ear

Calocera cornea  =  Small Stagshorn

Daedelia quercina  =  Agaricus quercinus  = Oak Maze Gill Fungus 



Diatrype disciformis  =  Beech Barkspot

Entoloma sinuatum  = Entoloma  lividum =  Livid Pinkgill 

Geoglossum hirsutum = Trichoglossum hirsutum = Xylaria polymorpha =  Dead man’s Fingers



Hypholoma sublateritium  =  Hypholoma  lateritium

Lactarius rufus  =  Rufous Milkcap

Mycena galericulata  =  Common Bonnet

Mycena galopus  –  Milking Bonnet

Mycena vitilis = Snapping Bonnet

Phragmidium violaceum  =  Blackberry Leaf-spot

Rhytisma acerinum  =  (Sycamore) Tar Spot Fungus

Scleroderma citrinum  = Scleroderma aurantium =  Common Earthball

Stropharia aeruginosa

Trametes hirsuta  =  Hairy Bracket Fungus

Trametes versicolor  =  Cariolus versicolor = Turkeytail Fungus

Tricholoma gambosum = Calocybe gambosa = St.George’s Mushroom

Tricholoma inamoemum

Tricholoma sciodes

Xylaria hypoxylon =  Candlesnuff  Fungus




Note: Alternative names from different dates of field guides