FUNGAL SIGHTINGS
 
News from within and outside the area.

21st January 2019 - Abney Hall, Stockport, Cheshire - A bike ride, a few fungi seen, the best being:- Leratiomyces ceres; Arrhenia retiruga; Hypholoma fasciculare; Belonidium sulphureum; Mycena meliigena; Mycena pseudocorticola; Merismodes anomola and Mycena tenerrima.

 
20th January 2019 - Astley and Chat Mosses, G. Manchester - A birding wander but seeing that this was a new area for us we decided to count and record the fungi. Schizophyllum commune; Chondrostereum purpureum; Daedaleopsis confragosa; Pleurotus ostreatus; Auricularia auricula-judae; Fomitopsis betulina; Xylaria hypoxylon; Trametes versicolor; Tubaria furfuracea; Stereum hirsutum; Claviceps purpurea; Annulohypoxylon multiforme; Bjerkandera adusta; Rhopographus filicinus; Byssomerulius corium; Trametes gibbosa; Exidia plana and Dacrymyces stillatus.
 

16th January 2019 - River Mersey, Stockport, Cheshire - A few fungi seen on the way home:- Pleurotus ostreatus; Auricularia auricula-judae; Annulohypoxylon multiforme and Tubaria furfuracea plus after microscopy I added Leptosphaeria doliolum; Stictis stellata; Crepidotus luteolus and Hemimycena pseudocrispula.

 
14th January 2019 - River Mersey, Stockport, Cheshire - Kuehneromyces mutabilis; Melanotus horizontalis and Coprinellus micaceus were the only things noted today.
 
13th January 2019 - Poynton Pools and area; Stockport, Cheshire - A wander in the blustery wind, fungi spotted were:- Coprinopsis atramentaria; Xylaria hypoxylon; Rhytisma acerinum; Bjerkandera adusta; Xylaria carpophila; Helvella crispa; Flammulina velutipes; Nectria cinnabarina; Exidia plana; Exidia nucleata; Calloria neglecta; Tubaria furfuracea; Mycena galericulata; Cylindrobasidium laeve; Daedaleopsis confragosa; Peniophora quercina; Stereum gausapatum; Lepista sordida; Condrostereum purpureum; Trametes gibbosa; Stereum hirsutum; Trciholoma scalpturatum; Ganoderma australe; Schizophyllum commune; Mycena tenerrima; Phacidium multivalve; Polyporus brumalis; Trametes versicolor; Hypoxylon fragiforme; Ascocoryne sarcoides; Rosellinia aquila; Bovista nigrescens; Lachnum apalum; Stropharia caerulea; Panellus mitis; Coprinellus micaceus and Phyllachora junci.
 
11th January 2019 - Heaton Moor, Stockport, G. Manchester - An urban wander - fungi seen were:- Hypholoma fasciculare; Arrhenia retiruga; Galerina clavata; Lachnella villosa; Clavulina rugosa and Arrhenia rickenii.
 
10th January 2019 - River Mersey, Stockport, Cheshire - Gloeophyllum sepiarium was growing on decorticated wood thast was supporting a pathway.
 
10th January 2019 - Heaton Moor, Stockport, Cheshire - Albugo candida was seen growing on Hedge Mustard.
 
9th January 2019 - River Mersey, Stockport, Cheshire - Tricholoma scalpturatum was growing beneath a pathside Birch.
 
6th January 2019 - Cheadle Heath, Stockport, Cheshire - Torula herbarum was on some old Nettle stems in the garden.
 
5th January 2019 - Eastham CP, The Wirral - The second location of the day, birds were sought, we did throw in a few fungal specimens, these being:- Daldinia fissa; Peniophora incarnata; Bisporella sulfurina; Schizopora paradoxa; Hypocrea aureoviridis; Crepidotus epibryus; Coniophora puteana; Ascotremella faginea and Uromyces muscari.
 
5th January 2019 - Brotherton Park and Dibbinsdale Local Nature Reserve, The Wirral - A wander, a few fungi noted at a new place. The list was small but it all helps to put things on the map. Species seen were:- Stereum hirsutum; Daedaleopsis confragosa; Fomitopsis betulinus; Xylaria hypoxylon; Trametes versicolor; Sarcoscypha austriaca; Flammulina velutipes; Chondrostereum purpureum; Phlebia tremellosa; Bjerkandera adusta; Trametes gibbosa; Kretzschmaria deusta; Ganoderma australe; Daldinia concentrica; Gliophorus psittacinus; Rhytisma acerinum; Cuphophyllus pratensis; Mensularia radiata; Pleurotus ostreatus; Hyphodontia sambuci; Auricularia auricula-judae; Puccinia caricina var. ribesii-pendulae; Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca; Clavulinopsis fusiformis and Seifertia azalea.
 
4th January 2019 - Fletcher Moss, G. Manchester - A walk with a mate, and after a few hours 48 fungi were clocked up:- Trametes versicolor; Daldinia concentrica; Chondrostereum purpureum; Crepidotus moliis; Stereum hirsutum; Coprinopsis atramentaria; Ganoderma australe; Tubaria furfuracea; Phloeomana speirea; Arrhenia retiruga; Mycena tenerrima; Dacrymyces stillatus; Xylaria longipes; Kretzschmaria deusta; Coprinellus micaceus; Hyphodontia sambuci; Auricularia auricula-judae; Exidia plana; Trichoderma viride; Stereum gausapatum; Chaetosphaerella phaeostroma; Flammulina velutipes; Puccinia caricina var. ribesii-pendulae; Phoma samararum; Datronia mollis; Byssomerulius corium; Sarcomyxa serotina; Phragmidium violaceum; Phlebia tremellosa; Melanotus horizontalis; Sarcoscypha austriaca; Volvopluteus gloiocephalus; Ganoderma applanatum; Bjerkandera adusta; Xylaria hypoxylon; Rhytisma acerinum; Inonotus hispidus; Exidia nucleata; Hypoxylon fragiforme; Nectria cinnabarina; Hypholoma fasciculare; Heterobasidion annosum; Nectria peziza; Hemimycena tortuosa; Bisporella sulfurina; Tremella mesenterica; Peziza micropus and Crepidotus cesatii.
 
3rd January 2019 - Carsington Water, Derbyshire -A birding wander - a few fungi noted and recorded to keep things ticking. The list was:- Flammulina velutipes var. lactea; Flammulina velutipes; Pleurotus ostreatus; Hyphodontia sambuci; Auricularia auricula-judae; Daedaleopsis confragosa; Lycoperdon pyriforme; Stereum hirsutum; Trametes versicolor; Xylaria hypoxylon; Rhopographus filicinus; Bjerkandera adusta; Hypholoma fasciculare; Tubaria furfuracea; Daldinia concentrica; Peniophora quercina; Royoporus badius; Clitocybe fragrans; Stereum rugosum; Tremella foliacea and Chondrostereum purpureum.
 
2nd January 2019 - River Mersey, Stockport, Cheshire - More birding but a few fungi seen:- Terana caerulea; Trichoderma viride; Stereum hirsutum; Xylaria hypoxylon; Daldinia concentrica; Tubaria furfuracea; Flammulina velutipes; Datronia mollis; Phoma samararum; Diaporthe samaricola; Oidium euonymi-japonici; Phloeomana speirea; Trochila ilicina; Chondrostereum purpureum; Puccinia caricina var. ribesii-pendulae; Mycena filopes; Uromyces viciae-fabae and Rhytisma acerinum.
 
1st January 2019 - Bathpool Park, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire - Destination 2 of the day, 24 fungi were seen:- Cylindrobasidium laeve; Nectria cinnabarina; Xylaria hypoxylon; Hyphodontia sambuci; Rhopographus filicinus; Trametes versicolor; Taphrina betulina; Peniophora quercina; Vuilleminia comedens; Exidia glandulosa; Stereum hirsutum; Coprinopsis lagopus; Diatrype stigma; Exidia nucleata; Daedaleopsis confragosa; Fomitopsis betulinus; Flammulina velutipes; Melanotus horizontalis; Bjerkandera adusta; Chondrostereum purpureum; Trametes gibbosa; Hypoxylon fragiforme; Crepidotus versutus and Xylaria carpophila.
 
1st January 2019 - Knypersley Reservoir, Biddulph, Staffordshire - Myself, wife and daughter set out to have a walk and chose this new spot to us to do a bit of birding. As per, we ended up with a fungus list, the 40 species seen were:- Dacrymyces stillatus; Xylaria hypoxylon; Chondrostereum purpureum; Trametes versicolor; Bjerkandera adusta; Stereum hirsutum; Coprinellus micaceus; Trochila ilicina; Phacidium multivalve; Xylaria carpophila; Meripilus giganteus; Nectria cinnabarina; Trametes gibbosa; Auricularia auricula-judae; Fomitopsis betulinus; Rhopographus filicinus; Daedaleopsis confragosa; Exidia plana; Schizophyllum commune; Melanotus horizontalis; Hyphodontia sambuci; Polyporus brumalis; Hypoxylon fragiforme; Tubaria furfuracea; Rhytisma acerinum; Byssomerulius corium; Hypoxylon petriniae; Exidia nucleata; Pluteus cervinus; Lycoperdon pyriforme; Cudoniella acicularis; Daldina concentrica; Hypholoma fasciculare; Phragmidium violaceum; Ascocoryne sarcoides; Flammulina velutipes; Crepidotus cesatii; Mycena galericulata; Postia subcaesia and Crepidotus mollis.