Mushroom Fungi

Collection by Brenda Holben

Brenda Holben
South American Mushroom -An elegant wood-rotting fungus on a twig in the rainforest of the Napo River region of Peru. Wild Mushrooms, Stuffed Mushrooms, Mushroom Pictures, Mini Terrarium, Slime Mould, Plant Fungus, Mushroom Fungi, Science And Nature, Natural World

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A view from the ground looking up the trunk of a giant rainforest tree toward the light, Napo River region, Peru

~~ one of the prettiest fungi to be found in the average back garden, also one of the most harmless. Rainbow fungus grows in tiers of scallop shaped brackets with multi coloured stripes ranging from greys, browns to purple & olive green. Natural Forms, Natural Wonders, Horticulture, Foto Macro, Dame Nature, Pattern Photography, Nature Photography, Mushroom Fungi, Patterns In Nature

Fungi Rainbows

Of course I punched up the color a bit, but they really did look like this!!! This 'pops' a little better on Black....'Fungi Rainbows' On Black

MARELOUS MOSS/LOVELY LICHENS - Dictyonema sp - Quite different from what I know as lichen. Not ascomycete but basidiomycete fungi in symbiosis w/not algae but cyanobacteria. Wild Mushrooms, Stuffed Mushrooms, Cactus E Suculentas, Plant Fungus, Lichen Plant, Slime Mould, Mushroom Fungi, Natural Forms, Amazing Nature

Lichen (Dictyonema sp)

It is 30cms wide, quite showy finding! It happens at Tapanti, 2200 meters high

hydnellum peckii, tallulah gorge state park, rabun county, georgia 2 by Alan… Wild Mushrooms, Stuffed Mushrooms, Mushroom Pictures, Slime Mould, Plant Fungus, Georgia, Mushroom Fungi, Amazing Nature, Botany

Hydnellum peckii, Tallulah Gorge State Park, Rabun County, Georgia 2

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cool Magic Mushrooms ~ Cookeina Speciosa Cookeina is a genus of cup fungi in the fami. Wild Mushrooms, Stuffed Mushrooms, Glass Mushrooms, Foto Nature, Dame Nature, Mushroom Fungi, Mushroom Seeds, Pink Mushroom, Science And Nature

Candy Mushrooms by JackieHeartsyou on DeviantArt

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Organic Delicious Mushroom Seeds, Funny Fungus Succulent Plant, Edible Health Seeds Very Easy To Grow For Home Garden Mushroom Seeds, Giant Mushroom, Mushroom Fungi, Edible Mushrooms, Wild Mushrooms, Stuffed Mushrooms, Shiitake, Bolet, Slime Mould

Giant vegetables - in pictures

It's the time of year when a certain type of gardener starts polishing pumpkins and measuring marrows ...

 Puccinia monoica is a rust fungus that inhibits… Wild Mushrooms, Stuffed Mushrooms, Slime Mould, Plant Fungus, Unique Trees, Mushroom Fungi, Wall Drawing, Mellow Yellow, Science And Nature

Puccinia monoica 'Rust Fungus'

Puccinia monoica 'Rust Fungus' infecting a Boechera sp. 'Rockcress'. When you first see this plant it looks like a pretty yellow flower especially at this time of year when there are very few flowers blooming yet. This plant has a rust fungus in the genus Puccinia, "Crucifers (Brassicaceae) in 11 genera are often infected by rust fungi in the Puccinia monoica complex. Infection causes a `pseudoflower' to form that is important for attracting insect visitors that sexually outcross the fungus…

Coprinus comatus, Shaggy Mane Mushroom Photo by John Caddy Weird Plants, Cool Plants, Wild Mushrooms, Stuffed Mushrooms, Slime Mould, Plant Fungus, Mushroom Fungi, Trees To Plant, Mother Nature

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Coprinus comatus, Shaggy Mane Mushroom Photo credit John Caddy

Bread of ghosts sitting in a tree. This species bears fruit in the form of columns. It grows on wood, mainly coniferous. Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest used it to mark graves. Bitter taste makes it inedible. Mushroom Species, Mushroom Fungi, Wild Mushrooms, Stuffed Mushrooms, Le Totem, Mushroom Pictures, Slime Mould, Plant Fungus, Conifer Trees

Paul Stamets and the Holy Grail of Mushrooms

Laricifomes officinalis is a wood-decay fungus in the order Polyporales. It causes brown heart rot on conifers, and is found in Europe, Asia, and North America, as well as Morocco. It is commonly known as agarikon, as well as the quinine conk due to its extremely bitter taste. DNA analysis supports L. officinalis as being distinct from the genus Fomitopsis. "The decay is common only in a few old-growth stands. The conks were once collected extensively for production of medicinal quinine.