Category: Fungi

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Top 10 Facts: Fly Agaric

Infamous. Amantia muscaria is one of the most recognisable fungi in the world. A recent study by European scientists, during which subjects were shown images of various mushrooms, found that respondents successfully identified the species...

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Conservation Status of Fungi

In the UK we have anywhere between 12,000 and 20,000 species of Fungi – a number which includes yeasts and moulds, as well as more familiar mushrooms and toadstools. This wide ranging estimate...

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In the Spotlight- the Scarlet/Ruby Elf Cup

Originally published 15 february 2015. Woodlands offer many treats for an avid nature lover and the Scarlet Elf Cup, Sarcoscypha coccinea, or Ruby Elf Cup, Sarcoscypha austriaca, are most definitely high on my...

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