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Shaggy Parasol - Chlorophyllum rhacodes

This used to be Macrolepiota rhacodes. It is often found in FC with conifers as here and fruits from summer to late autumn. The cap often has a very shaggy appearance.


Silverleaf Fungus - Chondostereum purpureum


White Spindles - Clavaria fragilis


Rose Spindles - Clavaria rosea

Found at the Bullet Catcher near to the mink raft.


Grey Coral - Clavulina cinerea


Wrinkled Club - Clavulina rugosa

This club is often grooved and twisted and is an off-white colour. It grows on soil and mosses, often in deciduous woodland but in FC it seems to prefer the conifers.


Meadow Coral - Clavulinopsis corniculata


Golden Spindles - Clavulinopsis fusiformis


Yellow Club - Clavulinopsis helvola


Fragrant Funnel - Clitocybe fragrans


Clouded Funnel - Clitocybe nebularis

The large caps can be up to 20cm across and have a cloudy grey or brown colour. They usually grow in groups and sometimes form rings.


Fool's Funnel - Clitocybe rivulosa


Mealy Funnel - Clitocybe vibecina


The Miller - Clitopilus prunulus


Coleosporium tussilaginis


Buttercap - Collybia butyracea


Name change in 2015 to Rhodocollybia butyracea

The greasy surface of the cap gives this fungus its name. Note that the stipe broadens from the narrower apex to the base.


Collybia butyracea var butyracea


Clustered Toughshank - Collybia confluens


Russet Toughshank - Collybia dryophila


Collybia erythropus


Wood Woollyfoot - Collybia peronata


Fairiy Inkcap - Coprinellus disseminatus

Also known as Fairies Bonnet and Trooping Inkcaps.


Common Ink Cap - Coprinopsis atramentaria

Common Inkcaps are said to be edible, but only if you are a strict teetotaller. According to Pat O’Reilly, eating these mushrooms before or after alcohol can result in illness, even if the alcohol was imbibed a couple of day’s earlier. (See Pat’s book, ‘Fascinated by fungi’)


Coprinopsis extinctoria


Hare’sfoot Inkcap - Coprinopsis lagopus

This inkcap is up to 4cm across and is quite delicate in appearance. It is primarily found on woodchip and bark paths. Can be seen first thing in the morning and is usually liquefying by early afternoon.


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