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Thursday, 5 November 2015

Lichen or Fungi?

I was taken by this Horse Chestnut tree in York and the striking sulphur yellow markings. Is this a lichen, or a fungi that has not yet developed?

The numerous bonnet mushrooms at the base may be Lilac Bonnet Mycena pura?




2 comments:

Peachysteve said...

Hi Philip,
I'd say this is a fungus but can't say which.
The fungus at the base looks like Coprinellus disseminatus Fairy Inkcap

Philip said...

Thanks for your comments Steve and identifying the Coprinellus.