Observations in the Genus: Lycogala

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Wolfs Milk

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By: Joe FogeyJoe Fogey’s reputation in Fungi and LichensJoe Fogey’s reputation in Fungi and LichensJoe Fogey’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Location: Halsdon Devon Wildlife Trust Reserve.
Observed: 12th May 2017
Added: 12th May 2017
Likely ID: Lycogala
Identifications:3
Agreements:2
Comments:1
Description:

On a dead tree trunk

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Probably Fungus (2 pics)

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By: stephenmidstephenmid’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensstephenmid’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Location: Sherwood Forest Reserve
Observed: 6th May 2017
Added: 7th May 2017
Likely ID: Lycogala
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:2
Description:

Found on dead silver birch

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Unidentified fungus

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By: derek philip wright
Location: dunnet Forest Caithness Scotland
Observed: 11th April 2017
Added: 11th April 2017
Likely ID: Lycogala
Identifications:3
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

On trunk of dead Sitka Spruce. Contents of fungus carrot orange as shown in photo.

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Lycogala

Slime Mould - Lycogala 16.11.16  (3)
By: Duxbury RamblerDuxbury Rambler’s reputation in Fungi and LichensDuxbury Rambler’s reputation in Fungi and LichensDuxbury Rambler’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Location: Yarrow Valley Nature Walk, Coppull
Observed: 16th November 2016
Added: 16th November 2016
Likely ID: Lycogala
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
Description:

Found on dead Silver Birch.

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Myxomycete.

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By: moremothmoremoth’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensmoremoth’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensmoremoth’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensmoremoth’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Location: Keston Common
Observed: 30th October 2016
Added: 12th November 2016
Likely ID: Lycogala
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

A Myxomycete on a (live) Scots Pine trunk.

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Small, Rounded, Pinkish Fungi on Conifer Stump

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By: TacheTache’s reputation in Fungi and LichensTache’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Location: Malmesbury West
Observed: 20th June 2016
Added: 22nd October 2016
Likely ID: Lycogala
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

Diameter of largest about 10mm.
Originally the fungi were a delicate pink in colour.

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Toothpaste Slime Mould

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By: HBHB’s reputation in Fungi and LichensHB’s reputation in Fungi and LichensHB’s reputation in Fungi and LichensHB’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Location: Loch Leven.
Observed: 21st October 2016
Added: 21st October 2016
Likely ID: Lycogala
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:2
Description:

Small, round, coral-pink blobs filled with paste-like substance. Growing in groups on long logs in a very damp area of birch woodland.

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Unidentified fungus

Unidentified fungus
By: pnmpnm’s reputation in Fungi and Lichenspnm’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Location: Melrose
Observed: 13th May 2015
Added: 26th June 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:7
Comments:0
Description:

Found this over a year ago and still can't figure out what it is. Soft, orange blobs on deadwood although I do not know what kind of wood.

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What is this fungi?

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By: Caz1
Location: Horse Hay Coppice
Observed: 7th June 2016
Added: 26th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:2
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Lycogala. Slime mould, 3

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By: HBHB’s reputation in Fungi and LichensHB’s reputation in Fungi and LichensHB’s reputation in Fungi and LichensHB’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Location: Devilla Forest
Observed: 21st June 2016
Added: 25th June 2016
Likely ID: Lycogala
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

This may be the same slime mould as per my previous posts (slime mould 1 and 2). This specimen was brighter and more of a pinky-peach. It was the only one we saw with little 'crystals' growing on the surface.

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Lycogala. Slime mould, 2

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By: HBHB’s reputation in Fungi and LichensHB’s reputation in Fungi and LichensHB’s reputation in Fungi and LichensHB’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Location: Devilla Forest
Observed: 21st June 2016
Added: 25th June 2016
Likely ID: Lycogala
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

We saw several groups of these peachy-orange blobs growing on tree stumps or sawn logs. Some of the blobs were rounded whereas these are flatter and have a depression giving a disc-like appearance.

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Unidentified fungus

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By: nia
Location: Unnamed Road, Blaenau Ffestiniog
Observed: 22nd June 2016
Added: 23rd June 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:3
Description:

It was a peachy orange colour, and about 0.5cm wide at the most.

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Lycogala. Slime mould, 1

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By: HBHB’s reputation in Fungi and LichensHB’s reputation in Fungi and LichensHB’s reputation in Fungi and LichensHB’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Location: Devilla Forest
Observed: 21st June 2016
Added: 22nd June 2016
Likely ID: Lycogala
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:2
Description:

Small rounded fungus found growing on a tree stump in a coniferous forest. Some orange others pale brown. Dry, crusted surface as opposed to jelly-like. My best guess is coral spot; however, it seems too orange.

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Fungus

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By: Will
Location: undefined
Observed: 17th June 2016
Added: 17th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:1
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Slime

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By: Lloyd9632Lloyd9632’s reputation in Fungi and LichensLloyd9632’s reputation in Fungi and LichensLloyd9632’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Location: Alner Gorse
Observed: 16th June 2016
Added: 17th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Wolfs Milk

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By: Wildlife Ranger
Freshwater Environment & Ecology Trust
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Location: Judy Woods LNR
Observed: 16th June 2016
Added: 17th June 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:2
Description:

spores need to form to separate. This will go brownish with age (maybe 2-3 days at the moment). L.epidendron has grey spores whereas L.terrestre has dull pink. The latter is thought to be the most common Found on decaying wood

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Myxomycete.

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By: moremothmoremoth’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensmoremoth’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensmoremoth’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensmoremoth’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Location: The Knoll, Hayes
Observed: 5th June 2016
Added: 8th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:3
Description:

A Myxomycete on an oak felled a few years ago. The second photo was taken 3 days after the first.

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Orange fungus?

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By: Sueinscotland
Location: Newtonmore
Observed: 25th May 2016
Added: 26th May 2016
Likely ID: Lycogala
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:1
Description:

Orange spheres coming out of a large dead branch. Can't identify what kind of wood as old and dry but has been cut and dumped under a larch. Largest spheres about 1 cm across and soft to touch. Some seem to have split and have orange liquid oozing out.

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Unusual fungus

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By: andyk
London Natural History Society
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Location: Coneyboro Hill, Reigate and Banstead
Observed: 17th May 2016
Added: 17th May 2016
Likely ID: Lycogala
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
Description:

Small (grey blobs >= 5mm) on Whitebeam.

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slime mould

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By: ColinKnightColinKnight’s reputation in Fungi and LichensColinKnight’s reputation in Fungi and LichensColinKnight’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Location: Houghton Forest near Whiteways
Observed: 17th December 2015
Added: 17th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:2
Description:

on dead beech branch

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One strange Fungus

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By: PlantedYellowRattlePlantedYellowRattle’s reputation in Fungi and LichensPlantedYellowRattle’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Location: Kelvin Walkway
Observed: 26th October 2015
Added: 17th November 2015
Likely ID: Lycogala
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
Description:

A brown lumpy Fungus that looks to be bleeding a bright red jelly. Growing on the dead stump of what might have been a Willow Salix.

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Slime Mould.

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By: moremothmoremoth’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensmoremoth’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensmoremoth’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensmoremoth’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Location: Petts Wood
Observed: 26th October 2015
Added: 5th November 2015
Likely ID: Lycogala
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:1
Description:

Slime mould on dead deciduous wood. The colour variations within a single group probably result from different levels of maturity.

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Fungi

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By: GreenatconeyGreenatconey’s reputation in Fungi and LichensGreenatconey’s reputation in Fungi and LichensGreenatconey’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Location: High Elms LNR nr Bromley
Observed: 3rd November 2015
Added: 3rd November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Unknown fungus, lichen, or eggs? No clue

Unknown fungus, lichen, eggs?
By: Luke BlazejewskiLuke Blazejewski’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Location: Salford Meadows
Observed: 2nd November 2015
Added: 2nd November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

Found on dead wood, next to bracket fungi

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Wolf's Milk

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By: PeteMellaPeteMella’s reputation in Fungi and LichensPeteMella’s reputation in Fungi and LichensPeteMella’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Location: Wheata Wood
Observed: 31st October 2015
Added: 31st October 2015
Likely ID: Lycogala
Identifications:2
Agreements:5
Comments:6
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Fungus

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By: Major BombyliusMajor Bombylius’s reputation in Fungi and LichensMajor Bombylius’s reputation in Fungi and LichensMajor Bombylius’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Location: High Plantation, Buxton
Observed: 30th October 2015
Added: 30th October 2015
Likely ID: Lycogala
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
Description:

Looking a bit like a slime mould but hard not slimy nodules on a rotting tree trunk.

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Slime Mold on stacked, felled conifer logs (3 pics)

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By: stephenmidstephenmid’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensstephenmid’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Location: Alice Holt Forest
Observed: 10th October 2015
Added: 11th October 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

On a big pile of stacked conifer logs (probably pines)

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Fungi

Lycogala maybe 1
By: Twiglet
Location: Coed Casmael, Puncheston
Observed: 4th July 2012
Added: 30th August 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:5
Description:

Small pink fruiting body approx. 0.5-0.75cm growing on sitka spruce deadwood.

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Wolf's milk slime mold

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By: jess24jess24’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensjess24’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Location: henrhyd falls
Observed: 10th July 2015
Added: 27th August 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

found on a rotting tree in the middle of the river. around 0.5cm in diameter.

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Lyco of some sort ?

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Location: In the woods.
Observed: 22nd August 2015
Added: 23rd August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:3
Description:

Looking like one of the Lycogala group, but not the right colour ? I have seen the colour differs, but this seems very orange ? 5/7mm round type structures growing off of pine of some type.

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