Beautiful Lepiota

This beautiful fungus, Lepiota ochraceofulva (no English name), was found by Margaret and Steve under a cedar in south Herts just before Christmas.   Its definition is…

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Bolete news from Kerry

  Kerry and Glenda have sent me this photo of the fungus they recently found near Cottered - the Iodine bonnet (Hemileccinum impolitum aka Boletus impolitus).  Its…

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Spring programme now available

Members will recently have received the Spring progamme.  It is also in the calendar.  Newsgroup members will receive an email reminder before each meeting.

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Extra meeting!

I have just added an extra meeting to the calendar, which was not in our programme - field meeting and BBQ near Berkhamstead on Sunday 15 December.  See calendar for further…

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Interesting finds at Gobions Wood

Margaret & Steve had some interesting finds at Gobions Wood in the spring, in spite of the dry conditions. Dumontinia tuberosa (Anemone cup):…

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Autumn programme now in calendar

Meetings for the rest of the autumn have now been entered into the events calendar (on pc, calendar is bottom right of home page; on tablet / phone, scroll down to bottom).…

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Autumn programme

Members should have received our autumn programme.  Meetings for September have been entered into the events calendar (on pc, calendar is bottom right of home page; on tablet…

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Tropical fungus in Beds?

Last year Alan found a collybioid species in Whipsnade Zoo butterfly house which he tentatively identified with reservations as Gymnopus inodorus.  Feeling that it was not…

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Sarcoscypha austriaca

Scarlet elf cup time

Sarcoscypha austriaca can be found at any time between November and April.  It likes wet conditions and especially alder/willow carr and is apparently not worried by snow…

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