Common Fungi of Southern England

Warning: Although most fungi are harmless, a small number are extremely toxic, and should be handled with caution. Never eat a fungus unless you are completely certain of its identity, and the species is known to be edible. If in doubt, discard it.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Agaricus campestris :
Field mushroom
Agaricus silvaticus :
Aleuria aurantia : Orange Cup Fungus
Amanita citrina : False Death Cap
Amanita excelsa var spissa :
Amanita fulva : Tawny Grisette
Amanita muscaria : Fly Agaric, Tue Mouche
Amanita rubescens : The Blusher
Amanita vaginata :
Amylostereum laevigatum :
Ascocoryne sarcoides :
Auricularia auricula-judae : Jew's Ear, Wood Ear, Jelly Ear
Auricularia mesenterica : Tripe Fungus
Biscogniauxia nummularia :
Bisporella citrina :
Bjerkandera adusta : Smoky Polypore
Bolbitius titubans : Yellow Cow Pat Toadstool
Boletus badius : Bay Bolete
Boletus edulis : Penny Bun, Porcino, Cèpe, Steinpilz
Boletus luridiformis :
Bulgaria inquinans :
Calocera cornea :
Calocera viscosa :
Calocybe gambosa : St. George's Mushroom
Cantharellus tubaeformis : Trumpet Chanterelle, Winter Chanterelle
Cheilymenia fimicola :
Chlorociboria aeruginascens : Green Cups
Chondrostereum purpureum :
Chroogomphus rutilans : Pine Spike
Clavulina cinerea : Grey Coral Fungus
Clavulina coralloides :
Clavulina rugosa :
Clitocybe metachroa :
Clitocybe nebularis : Clouded Funnel Cap
Clitopilus prunulus : The Miller
Coprinellus disseminatus : Fairies Bonnets
Coprinellus micaceus : Glistening Ink Cap, Mica Cap
Coprinopsis radiata :
Coprinus comatus : Lawyer's Wig, Shaggy Ink Cap
Coprobia granulata :
Crepidotus cesatii :
Cylindrobasidium laeve :
Cystoderma amianthinum :
Daedaleopsis confragosa :
Daldinia concentrica : Cramp Balls, King Alfred's Cakes, Coal Fungus
Datronia mollis :
Entoloma conferendum :
Exidia glandulosa :
Exidia plana :
Fistulina hepatica :
Beefsteak Fungus, Ox-Tongue Fungus
Flammulina velutipes : Velvet Shank
Fomes fomentarius : Hoof Fungus, Tinder Fungus
Fuligo septica :
Galerina marginata :
Galerina vittiformis :
Ganoderma australe : Southern Bracket
Gymnopilus junonius :
Gymnopus confluens :
Gymnopus dryophilus :
Gymnopus fusipes : Spindle Shank
Gyroporus castaneus : Chestnut Bolete
Hebeloma crustuliniforme :
Poison Pie
Helvella crispa : White Saddle Fungus
Hydnum repandum : Hedgehog Fungus, Wood Hedgehog, Pied de Mouton
Hygrocybe conica : Blackening Wax Cap
Hygrocybe pratensis var. pratensis :
Hygrocybe psittacina : Parrot Wax Cap
Hygrocybe virginea var virginea :
Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca : False Chanterelle
Hymenochaete corrugata :
Hymenochaete rubiginosa :
Hypholoma fasciculare : Sulphur Tuft
Hypoxylon fragiforme :
Hypoxylon fuscum :
Inocybe geophylla var lilacina :
Inonotus radiatus :
Kretzschmaria deusta :
Kuehneromyces mutabilis :
Laccaria amethystea :
Amethyst Deceiver
Laccaria laccata : Deceiver
Lachnum virgineum :
Lactarius blennius : Beech Milk Cap
Lactarius camphoratus :
Lactarius chrysorrheus :
Lactarius cyathuliformis :
Lactarius quietus : Oak Milk Cap
Lactarius tabidus :
Lactarius torminosus : Woolly Milk Cap
Lactarius turpis :
Laetiporus sulphureus : Chicken of the Woods, Sulphur Polypore
Leccinum cyaneobasileucum :
Lepiota cristata : Stinking Parasol
Lepista flaccida : Tawny Funnel Cap
Lichenomphalia umbellifera :
Lycogala terrestre :
Lycoperdon nigrescens :
Lycoperdon perlatum : Puffball, Fuzz ball
Lycoperdon pyriforme :
Lyophyllum decastes :
Macrolepiota procera :
Parasol Mushroom
Macrolepiota rhacodes : Shaggy Parasol Mushroom
Marasmius ramealis :
Marasmius rotula :
Mitrula paludosa : Bog Beacon
Mollisia cinerea :
Mutinus caninus : Dog Stinkhorn
Mycena epipterygia :
Mycena filopes :
Mycena galericulata :
Mycena galopus :
Mycena haematopus : Red Bleeding Mycena
Mycena inclinata :
Mycena leptocephala :
Mycena mirata :
Mycena pura :
Nectria cinnabarina :
Coral Spot Fungus
Otidea bufonia :
Toad's Ear
Oudemansiella mucida : Porcelain Fungus, Poached Egg Fungus, Slimy Beech Tuft
Panaeolus semiovatus :
Dung Cap
Panellus stipticus :
Paxillus involutus : Brown Roll Rim
Peniophora incarnata :
Peniophora quercina :
Peziza badia :
Peziza vesiculosa : Bladder Cup
Phaeolus schweinitzii :
Phallus impudicus : Stinkhorn
Phellinus ferreus :
Phlebia tremellosa : Jelly Rot
Piptoporus betulinus : Birch Bracket, Razor Strop Fungus
Pleurotus ostreatus : Oyster Mushroom
Pluteus cervinus : Deer Cap
Polyporus squamosus : Dryad's Saddle
Psathyrella piluliformis :
Psilocybe semilanceata : Liberty Cap, Magic Mushroom
Radulomyces confluens :
Rhizopogon luteolus :
Rhodocollybia butyracea :
Rhodocollybia maculata :
Rickenella fibula :
Russula atropurpurea : Purple Black Russula
Russula emetica : The Sickener
Russula nigricans : Blackening Russula
Russula sardonia :
Sarcodon squamosus :
Schizopora paradoxa :
Scleroderma citrinum : Earth Ball
Scleroderma verrucosum :
Scopuloides rimosa :
Scutellinia scutellata : Eye-lash fungus
Stereum hirsutum :
Stereum sanguinolentum :
Suillus bovinus : Jersey Cow Bolete
Suillus grevillei : Larch Bolete
Suillus luteus : Slippery Jack
Terana caerulea :
Thelephora terrestris : Earth Fan
Trametes gibbosa :
Trametes versicolor :
Tremella mesenterica : Yellow Brain Fungus
Trichaptum abietinum :
Tricholoma fulvum :
Tricholoma sulphureum : Sulphur Tricholoma, Sulphur Knight Cap
Tricholomopsis rutilans : Plums and Custard
Tubifera ferruginosa :
Vuilleminia comedens :
Xerula radicata :
Rooting Shank
Xylaria carpophila :
Xylaria hypoxylon : Candle Snuff Fungus, Stag's Horn
Xylaria polymorpha : Dead Man's Fingers

170 species, 343 images.

Last updated: Sun May 7 2017.