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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 taxonomically

Agaricus arvensis, Horse Mushroom
Agaricus bitorquis, Sidewalk Mushroom
Agaricus xanthodermus, Yellow Stainer
Agrocybe cylindracea, Poplar Fieldcap
Aleuria aurantia, Orange Peel Fungus
Amanita gemmata, Jewelled Amanita
Amanita muscaria, Fly Agaric
Amanita pantherina, Panther Cap
Amanita phalloides, Death Cap
Amanita rubescens, The Blusher
Armillaria mellea, Honey Fungus
Astraeus hygrometricus, Barometer Earthstar
Asterophora lycoperdoides
Auricularia auricula-judae, Jelly Ear
Auricularia mesenterica, Tripe Fungus
Bjerkandera adjusta, Smoky Bracket
Bolbitius vitellinus, Yellow Cow-pat Toadstool
Boletus edulis, Cep, Penny Bun, Porcini
Boletus erythropus, a blue-staining Bolete
Boletus rubellus, Ruby Bolete
Boletus subtomentosus, Suede Bolete
Calvatia gigantea, Giant Puffball
Cantharellus cibarius, Chanterelle
Clathrus archeri, Devil's Fingers
Clathrus ruber, Red Cage
Claviceps purpurea, Ergot *
Clavulina rugosa, Wrinkled Club
Coprinus comatus, Shaggy Ink Cap
Coprinus disseminatus, Fairy Ink Cap
Coprinus micaceus, Glistening Ink Cap
Cordyceps militaris, Scarlet Caterpillar Fungus
Cyathus striatus, Fluted Bird's Nest
Daedaleopsis confragosa, Blushing Bracket
Daldinia concentrica and fissa, Cramp Balls, King Alfred's Cakes
Exidia glandulosa,Witch's Butter
Fistulina hepatica, Beefsteak Fungus
Flammulina velutipes, Velvet Shank
Ganoderma australe, Southern Bracket
Geastrum coronatum, Rayed Earthstar
Gymnopilus junonius, Spectacular Rustgill
Gymnopilus penetrans, Common Rustgill
Handkea excipuliformis, Pestle Puffball
Helvella crispa, White Saddle
Helvella lacunosa, Elfin Saddle
Trichaptum fuscoviolaceum, Brown Purplepore Bracket
Hohenbuehelia atrocaerulea,Black-blue Oyster
Hygrocybe coccinea, Scarlet Waxcap
Hygrocybe pratensis, Meadow Waxcap
Hygrocybe psittacina, Parrot Waxcap
Hygrocybe virginea, Snowy Waxcap and Paecilomyces marquandii
Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca, False Chanterelle
Hypholoma fasciculare, Sulphur Tuft
Inonotus dryadeus, Oak Bracket
Laccaria amethystea, Amethyst Deceiver
Laccaria laccata, Deceiver
Lacrymaria lacrymabunda, Weeping Widow
Lactarius rufus, Rufous Milkcap
Leucoagaricus leucothites, White Dapperling
Leucopaxillus giganteus, Giant Funnel
Lycoperdon nigrescens, Dusky Puffball
Lycoperdon perlatum, Common Puffball
Lycoperdon pyriforme, Stump Puffball
Macrolepiota excoriata, a Parasol
Macrolepiota procera, Smooth Parasol
Marasmius oreades, Fairy Ring
Melastiza chateri, Orange Cup
Oudemansiella mucida,Porcelain Fungus
Paecilomyces marquandii and Hygrocybe virginea, Snowy Waxcap
Phlebia radiata, Wrinkled Crust
Pleurotus ostreatus, Oyster Mushroom
Polyporus squamosus, Dryad's Saddle
Psathyrella candolleana, Pale Brittlestem
Pseudoboletus parasiticus, Parasitic Bolete
Ramaria stricta, Upright Coral
Resupinatus applicatus, Smoked Oysterling
Rhodotus palmatus, Wrinkled Peach
Russula cyanoxantha, Charcoal Burner
Russula ochroleuca, Ochre Brittlegill
Russula queletii, Fruity Brittlegill
Russula virescens, Greencracked Brittlegill
Scleroderma bovista, Potato Earthball
Scutellinia scutellata, Common Eyelash
Trametes versicolor, Turkeytail
Tremella mesenterica,Yellow Brain
Tricholomopsis rutilans, Plums and Custard
Tulostoma brumale, Winter Stalkball
Volvariella gloiocephala, Stubble Rosegill
Xylaria hypoxylon, Candlesnuff Fungus


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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