Several small mushrooms growing on soil beneath pine (Pinus radiata) trees. Caps fawn coloured, somewhat rough and scaly with a small umbo, up to 20 mm across. Gills white and widely spaced, discolouring with age.
On trimmed branch stump on red maple tree in my backyard
I am not sure if this is Phlyctis or another 'corticoid fungus'. I think its a fungus rather than a "lichen". Seen occasionally on necrotic houhere (Hoheria populnea) branches on otherwise healthy trees. Exposed surface waxy, white. Inner surface of I assume the same fungus eurpitng through dead host tissue as white, pustular blobs of mycellium.
Two bolete mushrooms growing in soil beneath pine (Pinus radiata) trees. Cap size 70 mm across. Spore print medium-brown.
This fungus looks like beautiful moths covering the downed tree. What a beautiful sight. (I'm so excited about this app! But am trying to be judicious in how many questions I ask.)
On red alder
On a big log.
A fungus (/ˈfʌŋɡəs/; plural: fungi or funguses) is a member of a large group of eukaryotic organisms that includes microorganisms such as yeasts and molds (British English: moulds), as well as the more familiar mushrooms. These organisms are classified as a kingdom, Fungi, which is separate from plants, animals, protists and bacteria. One major difference is that fungal cells have cell walls that contain chitin, unlike the cell walls of plants and some protists, which contain...