Fungi list

Species recorded at Westgate Park since 2011 (at Jun-19)

 Gilled fungi (see here for photos)

  • Agaricus sp.
  • Agaricus xanthodermus – Yellow Stainer
  • Agrocybe praecox – Spring Fieldcap
  • Bolbitius titubans – Egg-yolk Fieldcap
  • Chlorophyllum brunneum – Shaggy Parasol
  • Clitocybe dealbata – Ivory Funnel
  • Coprinellus sp.
  • Coprinopsis lagopus – Hare’s foot inkcap
  • Coprinus comatus – Shaggy Ink Cap or Lawyer’s Wig
  • Crepidotus variabilis
  • Gymnopilus dilepis – Magenta Rustgill
  • Gymnopilus junonuis – Spectacular Rustgill
  • Gymnopus sp.
  • Hypholoma fascicula – Sulphur Tuft
  • Lentinellus pulvinulus
  • Lepiota sp.
  • Lepista nuda – Wood Blewit
  • Leratiomyces ceres – Redlead Roundhead
  • Leucoagaricus leucothites – Smooth White Parasol
  • Mycena clarkeana
  • Mycena kuurkacea
  • Mycena tenerrima group (incl minya)
  • Mycena sp.
  • Mycena viscidocruenta – Ruby Bonnet
  • Oudmansiella gigaspora – Rooting Shank
  • Panaeolina foenisecii – Brown Mottlegill
  • Parasola conopilus
  • Parasola plicatilis
  • Pholiota communis
  • Pluteus cervinus – Deer Shield
  • Psathyrella sp.
  • Psilocybe subaeruginosa – Blue Meanies
  • Resupinatus sp.
  • Schizophyllum commune – Splitgill
  • Tapinella panuoides
  • Tubaria furfuracea – Scurfy Twiglet
  • Volvopluteus gloiocephalus – Common Rosegill

Slime moulds & stinkhorns (see here for photos)

  • Diachea leucopodia
  • Fuligo Septica – Flowers of Tan
  • Leocarpus fragilis
  • Stemonitis axifera
  • Aseroe rubra – Anemone Stinkhorn
  • Clathrus ruber – Red Cage
  • Ileodictyon gracile – Smooth Cage

Brackets, jellies, earth stars, puffballs, cups & bird’s nests (see here for photos)

  • Byssomerulius corium
  • Chondrostereum purpureum
  • Corticoid
  • Fomes fomentarius – Tinder Fungus
  • Fomitopsis lilacinogilva
  • Pycnoporus coccineus – Red Bracket
  • Stereum hirsutum – Hairy Curtain Crust
  • Stereum rugosum
  • Trametes sp.
  • Trametes versicolor – Turkey Tail
  • Calocera sinensis
  • Tremella encephala
  • Geastrum triplex – Earth Star
  • Geastrum pectinatum – Beaked Earthstar
  • Lycoperdon scabrum
  • Lycoperdon sp.
  • Mycenastrum corium – Tennis Puffball
  • Scleroderma cepa or polyrhizum
  • Vascellum pratense – puffball
  • Peziza vesiculosa – Common Dung Cup
  • Plectania campylospora
  • Cyathus olla or stercoreus – Bird’s Nest