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David Brockhurst

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Wood Fungi Photography

Note:- I have identified species and information from the 'First Nature' website for this page and will provide links to their individual species pages.

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Birch Polypore - Piptoporus betulinus

Birch Polypore - Piptoporus betulinus 1

Birch Polypore - Piptoporus betulinus 2

Birch Polypore - Piptoporus betulinus 3

Birch Polypore - Piptoporus betulinus 4

This Fungi was quite prolific in this and surrounding Silver Birch trees - top three photos taken mid Autumn in wood near Brimham Rocks, North Yorkshire and bottom photo taken in woods near Knaresborough.

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Unidentified Fungi (1)

Birch Polypore - Piptoporus betulinus - possibly

Birch Polypore - Piptoporus betulinus - possibly

The above Fungi looks similar in shape and size to the above Birch Polypore and is growing on dying Silver Birch trees - photos taken in the Lake District area.

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Unidetified Fungi (2)

Unidetified Bracket 1

Unidetified Bracket 2

This Bracket fungi may-be of the same species as above (to clarify), however it looks like it is past its best - photo taken at the side of Swinsty reservoir, Harrogate North Yorkshire.

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Dryad's Saddle - Polyporus squamosus

Dryad's Saddle - Polyporus squamosus

Spotted this Fungi whilst walking through the woods in the Nidd Gorge near Knaresborough, North Yorkshire.

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Branched Oyster Mushroom - Pleurotus cornucopiae

Branched Oyster Mushroom - Pleurotus cornucopiae 1

Branched Oyster Mushroom - Pleurotus cornucopiae 2

This healthy looking cluster was spotted high up on a dying tree - photos taken in woods near Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire.

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Hoof Fungus - Fomes fomentarius

Hoof Fungus - Fomes fomentarius 3

Hoof Fungus - Fomes fomentarius 1

Hoof Fungus - Fomes fomentarius 2

Hoof Fungus - Fomes fomentarius 4

A common and sturdy tree fungi seen throught woodland areas - both photos taken in woods in the Nortb Yorkshire area.

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Yellow Brain Fungus - Tremella mesenterica

Yellow Brain Fungus - Tremella mesenterica

This bright yellow fungi is similar to the above in texture - seen in various locations when out walking - photo taken at the top of Sutton Bank, North Yorkshire.

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Leafy Brain - Tremella foliacea

Leafy Brain - Tremella foliacea

Leafy Brain - Tremella foliacea

Leafy Brain - Tremella foliacea 3

A common wood fungi that both looks and feels like jelly - seen regularly on dead tree stumps - top photo was taken at the Druids Temple woods near Masham - middle and bottom photos taken at Nidd Gorge, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire.

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Witches Butter - Exidia glandulosa

Witches Butter - Exidia glandulosa

Witches Butter - Exidia glandulosa 2

This fungi was spotted in woods in late Summer - photo taken on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors near Osmotherley,

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Candlesnuff Fungus - Xylaria hypoxylon

Candlesnuff Fungus - Xylaria hypoxylon 1

This small Fungi can be seen throughout the year with this little cluster found at the end of December - photo taken at Nidd Gorge, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire.

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Yellow Staghorn - Calocera viscosa

Yellow Staghorn - calocera-viscosa.php

A wood fungi that must be growing from some dead wood just under the surface - photo taken near Thruscross Reservoir, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

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Lumpy Bracket - Trametes gibbosa

Lumpy Bracket - Trametes gibbosa 1

Lumpy Bracket - Trametes gibbosa 2

Bracket Funi found late Summer next to a footpath near Knaresborough, North Yorkshire - both photos taken at different sides of the same tree stump.

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Turkey Tail - Trametes Versicolor

Turkey Tail - Trametes Versicolor 3

Turkey Tail - Coriolus Versicolor 4

Turkey Tail - Coriolus Versicolor 1

Turkey Tail - Trametes Versicolor 2

This common tree fungi is often seen growing out of the end of dead tree stumps - the top photo taken in the Brecon Beacons, Wales - the second photo taken in Nidd Gorge, Knaresborough - and the following two photos were taken at Bolton Abbey woods, North Yorkshire.

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Velvet Shank - Flammulina velutipes

Velvet Shank - Flammulina velutipes 1

Velvet Shank - Flammulina velutipes 2

This fungi is a woodland species that grows on dead tree stumps - the top photo was taken in the Brecon Beacons area and the bottom photo taken in woods near Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

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Angel's Bonnet - Mycena arcangeliana

Angel's Bonnet - Mycena arcangeliana 1

Angel's Bonnet - Mycena arcangeliana 2

Angel's Bonnet - Mycena arcangeliana

The top two photos were taken late Summer in Nidd Gorge woods near Knaresborough - the bottom photo taken mid Autumn in woods near Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire.

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Coral Spot - Nectria cinnabarina

Coral Spot - Nectria cinnabarina

A tiny Fungi found following a damp spell on a piece of dead wood in my garden - this photo was taken close up as each orange spot was no more than 1mm across.

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Honey Fungus - Armillaria mellea

Honey Fungus - Armillaria mellea 1a

Honey Fungus - Armillaria mellea 1b

I'm not quite sure re identification - found Early Autumn - photo taken in woods near Helmsley, North Yorkshire.

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Honey Fungus - Armillaria mellea

Honey Fungus - Armillaria mellea 2

Honey Fungus - Armillaria mellea 3

The above photos are of the same species although they do look different - photos taken in Shropshire.

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Ringless Honey Fungus - Armeillaria tabescens

Ringless Honey Fungus - Armeillaria tabescens 1

Ringless Honey Fungus - Armeillaria tabescens 2

This fungi looks like it's past its best - photo taken early Autumn in woods near Knaresborough, North Yorkshire.

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Unidetified Fungi (3)

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This fungi was found in growing up a dying Silver Birch in mid Autumn - photo taken in woods near Brimham Rocks, North Yorkshire.

Sulphur Tuft - Hypholoma fasciculare

Sulpher Tuft

Found in August in a damp wooded area - photos taken in the Brecon Beacon area

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Unidetified Fungi (4)

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An abundant cluster fungi found in various locations - the top photo was taken in the Brecon Beacons area and the bottom 2 in woods near Brimham Rocks, North Yorkshire.

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Unidetified Fungi (5)

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This small bracket cluster is slowly covering this dead tree stump - photo taken in woods near Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire.

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Unidetified Fungi (6)

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This small bell shaped fungi was growing all over a series of dead twigs in a damp boggy woodland - Photo taken in woods near Hole of Horcum, Whitby, North Yorkshire.

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Unidetified Fungi (7)

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Another small white fungi that is slowly covering this twig - photo taken December in Nidd Gorge, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire.

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Unidetified Fungi (8)

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This tree cluster looks like it's drying out in the afternoon sunshine - photo taken mid Autumn at Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire.

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Unidetified Fungi (9)

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A bracket Fungi growing on a fallen Silver Birch branch is nicely camouflaged amongs the fallen leaves - photo taken at Nidd Gorge, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire.

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Unidetified Fungi (10)

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A small pair of mushrooms popping out of the bottom of a mossy tree trunk - photo taken in woods in the Brecon Beacons area.

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Unidetified Fungi (11)

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A tiny singular mushroom growing through a crack in a fallen branch - photo taken one September on a path next to woods in Shropshire.

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Unidetified Fungi (12)

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Another small singular mushroom growing through a fallen and rotting tree branch - photo taken one September on a path next to woods in Shropshire.

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Post Top Fungi

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I'm not going to try and identify this fungi growing in the top of a fence post - photo taken near North Rigton, Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

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Unidentified Fungi (13)

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A small but pretty little stump of wood with mushrooms growing from every area - photos taken in wood next to Thruscross reservoir, Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

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