flowerpainter's picture

Blue velvet fungus

Observed: 27th February 2012 By: flowerpainter
blue velvet fungus
Description:

deep ultramarine blue, velvety fungus on decayed hazel hurdle. Under microscope there appear to be tiny black spherical dots on the surface (?fruiting bodies)and white hairs at the margins.

Identifications

Caution: Do NOT use iSpot to identify fungi to eat!

Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Martincito's picture

What a beautiful fungus!