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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
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
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’)
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.