Fungi (including Lichens & Slime Molds)

 Yellow Lichen ( Xanthoria parietina ) growing on our garden gate, 2018

Yellow Lichen (Xanthoria parietina) growing on our garden gate, 2018

...all the little tiny fungus people singing and bobbing and dancing in the grass and under the leaves all down below, like the whistling that some people cannot hear of stray mice and bats, and I sitting up above and knowing something about them.
— Beatrix Potter, from her private journal (1896)
  • Lawnmower's Mushroom (Panaeolus foenisecii)
  • Dog Stinkhorn (Mutinus caninus)*
  • Bird's Nest Fungi (Cyathus olla)
  • Meadow Waxy Cap (Cuphophyllus pratensis)
  • Dog Vomit Slime Mold (Fuligo septica)*
  • Ink Caps (Coprinus)
  • Puffball (Basidiomycota)*
  • Yellow Houseplant Fungi (Leucocoprinus birnbaumii)
  • Fly Death Fungus (Entomophthora muscae)

*denotes a single observation


These lists represent an ongoing survey of The Garden at Two Gates