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Interesting Fungi of Guernsey.

Bridget Ozanne & Charles David

Last updated 13th August 2009 (Changed or added species with *)

Species list arranged alphabetically by latin name

Ascomycetes

Pyronemataceae

Aleuria aurantia, Orange Peel Fungus
Melastiza chateri, Orange Cup
Scutellinia scutellata, Common Eyelash

Clavicipitaceae

Claviceps purpurea, Ergot *
Cordyceps militaris, Scarlet Caterpillar Fungus

Helvellaceae

Helvella crispa, White Saddle
Helvella lacunosa, Elfin Saddle

Xylariaceae

Daldinia concentrica and fissa, Cramp Balls, King Alfred's Cakes
Xylaria hypoxylon, Candlesnuff Fungus

Basidiomycetes

Agaricales

Agaricaceae

Agaricus arvensis, Horse Mushroom
Agaricus bitorquis, Sidewalk Mushroom
Agaricus xanthodermus, Yellow Stainer
Leucoagaricus leucothites, White Dapperling
Macrolepiota procera, Smooth Parasol
Macrolepiota excoriata, a Parasol

Bolbitiaceae

Agrocybe cylindracea, Poplar Fieldcap
Bolbitius vitellinus, Yellow Cow-pat Toadstool

Coprinaceae

Coprinus comatus, Shaggy Ink Cap
Coprinus disseminatus, Fairy Ink Cap
Coprinus micaceus, Glistening Ink Cap
Lacrymaria lacrymabunda, Weeping Widow
Psathyrella candolleana, Pale Brittlestem

Cortinariaceae

Gymnopilus junonius, Spectacular Rustgill
Gymnopilus penetrans, Common Rustgill

Fistulinaceae

Fistulina hepatica, Beefsteak Fungus

Hydnangaceae

Laccaria laccata, Deceiver
Laccaria amethystea, Amethyst Deceiver

Lyophyllaceae

Asterophora lycoperdoides

Lycoperdaceae

Handkea excipuliformis, Pestle Puffball
Calvatia gigantea, Giant Puffball
Lycoperdon nigrescens, Dusky Puffball
Lycoperdon perlatum, Common Puffball
Lycoperdon pyriforme, Stump Puffball

Marasmiaceae

Armillaria mellea, Honey Fungus
Flammulina velutipes, Velvet Shank
Marasmius oreades, Fairy Ring
Oudemansiella mucida, Porcelain Fungus

Nidulariaceae

Cyathus striatus, Fluted Bird's Nest

Pleurotaceae

Pleurotus ostreatus, Oyster Mushroom
Hohenbuehelia atrocaerulea, Black-blue Oyster

Pluteaceae

Amanita gemmata, Jewelled Amanita
Amanita muscaria, Fly Agaric
Amanita pantherina, Panther Cap
Amanita phalloides, Death Cap
Amanita rubescens, The Blusher
Volvariella gloiocephala, Stubble Rosegill

Strophariaceae

Hypholoma fasciculare, Sulphur Tuft

Tricholomataceae

Hygrocybe coccinea, Scarlet Waxcap
Hygrocybe pratensis, Meadow Waxcap
Hygrocybe psittacina, Parrot Waxcap
Hygrocybe virginea, Snowy Waxcap and Paecilomyces marquandii
Leucopaxillus giganteus, Giant Funnel
Resupinatus applicatus, Smoked Oysterling
Rhodotus palmatus, Wrinkled Peach
Tricholomopsis rutilans, Plums and Custard

Tulostomataceae

Tulostoma brumale, Winter Stalkball

Boletales

Boletaceae

Boletus edulis, Cep, Penny Bun, Porcini
Boletus erythropus, a blue-staining Bolete
Boletus rubellus, Ruby Bolete
Boletus subtomentosus, Suede Bolete
Pseudoboletus parasiticus, Parasitic Bolete

Hygrophoropsidaceae

Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca, False Chanterelle

Sclerodermataceae

Astraeus hygrometricus, Barometer Earthstar
Scleroderma bovista, Potato Earthball

Cantharellales

Cantharellaceae

Cantharellus cibarius, Chanterelle

Clavariaceae

Clavulina rugosa, Wrinkled Club

Hymenochaetales

Hymenochaetaceae

Inonotus dryadeus, Oak Bracket

Phallales

Geastraceae

Geastrum coronatum, Rayed Earthstar

Phallaceae

Clathrus ruber, Red Cage
Clathrus archeri, Devil's Fingers

Ramariaceae

Ramaria stricta, Upright Coral

Polyporales

Ganodermataceae

Ganoderma australe, Southern Bracket

Hapalopilaceae

Bjerkandera adjusta, Smoky Bracket

Meruliaceae

Phlebia radiata, Wrinkled Crust

Polyporaceae

Daedaleopsis confragosa, Blushing Bracket
Polyporus squamosus, Dryad's Saddle
Trichaptum fuscoviolaceum, Brown Purplepore Bracket
Trametes versicolor, Turkeytail

Russulales

Russulaceae

Lactarius rufus, Rufous Milkcap
Russula cyanoxantha, Charcoal Burner
Russula ochroleuca, Ochre Brittlegill
Russula queletii, Fruity Brittlegill
Russula virescens, Greencracked Brittlegill

Auriculariales

Auriculariaceae

Auricularia auricula-judae, Jelly Ear
Auricularia mesenterica, Tripe Fungus

Tremellales

Exidiaceae

Exidia glandulosa,Witch's Butter

Tremellaceae

Tremella mesenterica,Yellow Brain


Photos from the Guernsey Biological Records Centre © B.J. Ozanne & C.T. David. For higher resolution or other pictures or information please contact the Guernsey Biological Records Centre, gsybiorec@cwgsy.net.

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