Moore Nature Reserve
Species List

Foray Leader: Paul F Hamlyn

The following 181 species have been recorded by myself with assistance from other members of the North West Fungus Group since 2003. Click on highlighted names for a picture.


Scientific Name
English Name
Notes
Agaricus silvaticus Blushing Wood Mushroom
Agrocybe erebia Dark Fieldcap
Agrocybe praecox Spring Fieldcap
Agrocybe subpediades
Amanita muscaria Fly Agaric with birch
Amanita muscaria var. formosa with birch
Amanita rubescens Blusher with birch
Armillaria gallica Bulbous Honey Fungus
Ascocoryne sarcoides Purple Jellydisc
Athelia epiphylla on fallen branch
Auricularia auricula-judae Jelly Ear on alder
Belonidium sulphureum nettle stems B&K1 (226)
Bisporella citrina Lemon Disco on oak
Bisporella sulfurina
Bjerkandera adusta Smoky Bracket
Bolbitius vitellinus Yellow Fieldcap
Botrytis cinerea Grey Mould on orange peel
Bovista nigrescens Brown Puffball
Bovista limosa
Bovista plumbea Grey Puffball
Byssomerulius corium Netted Crust
Calocera pallidospathulata Pale Stagshorn
Calocybe carnea Pink Domecap
Calvatia gigantea Giant Puffball
Calyptella campanula nettle stems
Calyptella capula on nettle stem
Chaetosphaerella phaeostroma Salix (Willow)
Chondrostereum purpureum Silverleaf Fungus
Claviceps purpurea Ergot
Clavulina cinerea Grey Coral
Clavulinopsis helvola Yellow Club
Clitocybe metachroa
Clitocybe nebularis Clouded Funnel
Collybia confluens Clustered Toughshank on litter
Collybia dryophila Russet Toughshank on litter
Collybia peronata Wood Woollyfoot on litter
Colpoma quercinum Quercus (oak) att. dead branch
Conocybe mesospora
Coprinus comatus Shaggy Inkcap
Coprinus disseminatus Fairy Inkcap
Coprinus lagopus Hare's foot Inkcap on wood chips
Coprinus micaceus
Coprinus plicatilis Pleated Inkcap
Cordyceps militaris Scarlet Caterpillarclub
Cortinarius decipiens Sepia Webcap with willow
Cortinarius hemitrichus Frosty Webcap with birch
Crepidotus luteolus Yellowing Oysterling
Crepidotus variabilis Variable Oysterling
Cystoderma amianthinum Earthy Powdercap
Dacrymyces stillatus Common Jellyspot
Daedaleopsis confragosa Blushing Bracket growing on goat willow
Daldinia concentrica King Alfred's Cakes/Cramp Balls
Daldinia fissa Gorse Cramp Ball
Datronia mollis Common Mazegill
Diatrype bullata Willow Barkspot on willow
Diatrypella quercina Quercus (oak) att. dead branch
Dichomitus campestris
Entoloma chalybaeum Indigo Pinkgill
Entoloma ortonii
Entoloma rhodopolium Wood Pinkgill
Entoloma sericeum Silky Pinkgill
Entomophthora muscae Hoverfly
Erysiphe depressa powdery mildew on Arctium (thistle) attached leaf
Eutypa maura
Exidia glandulosa Witches' Butter growing on oak
Flammulina velutipes Velvet Shank
Fuligo septica Flowers of Tan birch stump
Galerina clavata
Galerina hypnorum Moss Bell with moss
Galerina vittiformis Hairy Leg Bell
Ganoderma australe Southern Bracket growing on oak stump
Gliocladium roseum growing on cut stump
Handkea excipuliformis Pestle Puffball
Hebeloma crustuliniforme Poisonpie
Hebeloma leucosarx with willow
Hohenbuehelia atrocaerulea
Hygrocybe conica Blackening Waxcap
Hygrocybe psittacina Parrot Waxcap
Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca False Chanterelle
Hygrophorus persoonii Woodwax
Hypomyces chrysospermus Bolete Mould on Paxillus involutus
Hypomyces lactifluorum (Lobster Mushroom) on Lactarius pubescens
Hymenochaete rubiginosa Oak Curtain Crust
Hypholoma fasciculare Sulphur Tuft
Hypoxylon fuscum Hazel Woodwart
Hypoxylon multiforme Birch Woodwart growing on birch
Hypoxylon rubiginosum Rusty Woodwart growing on old bench
Inocybe rimosa Split Fibrecap with willow
Kretzschmaria deusta Brittle Cinder
Laccaria amethystina Amethyst Deceiver
Laccaria laccata Deceiver
Laccaria proxima Scurfy Deceiver
Lachnum virgineum Snowy Disco
Lacrymaria lacrymabunda Weeping Widow
Lactarius pubescens Bearded Milkcap with birch
Lactarius quietus Oakbug Milkcap with oak
Lactarius tabidus Birch Milkcap with birch
Lactarius turpis Ugly Milkcap with birch
Leccinum umbrinoides
Lepiota castanea Chestnut Dapperling
Lepiota cristata Stinking Dapperling
Lepiota echinella
Lepista flaccida Tawny Funnel
Leptosphaeria acuta Nettle Rash
Leucocoprinus brebissonii Skullcap Dapperling
Lycoperdon perlatum Common Puffball
Lycoperdon pyriforme Stump Puffball
Lyophyllum connatum White Domecap
Macrolepiota procera Parasol
Macrolepiota rhacodes Shaggy Parasol
Marasmius curreyi
Marasmius rotula Collared Parachute
Marasmiellus vaillantii Goblet Parachute
Melampsora caprearum Fungus gall on Salix caprea (Goat willow)
Melanoleuca polioleuca Common Cavalier
Microsphaera alphitoides powdery mildew on oak
Mollisia cinerea Common Grey Disco
Mollisia discolor Quercus (oak) att. dead branch
Mollisia hydrophila
Mycena arcangeliana Angel's Bonnet
Mycena filopes Iodine Bonnet
Mycena galericulata Common Bonnet
Mycena galopus Milking Bonnet
Mycena galopus var. nigra Black Milking Bonnet
Mycena leptocephala Nitrous Bonnet
Mycena leucogala
Mycena pura Lilac Bonnet
Mycena sanguinolenta Bleeding Bonnet
Mycena speirea Bark Bonnet
Nectria cinnabarina Coral Spot
Nectria episphaeria
Omphalina pyxidata Navel
Panaeolina foenisecii Brown Mottlegill
Panaeolus acuminatus Dewdrop Mottlegill also known as P. rickenii
Panaeolus fimicola Turf Mottlegill
Paxillus involutus* Brown Rollrim with birch
Peniophora lycii with T. mesenterica on willow
Phlebia radiata Wrinkled Crust
Phragmidium violaceum Violet Bramble Rust bramble
Pholiota gummosa Sticky Scalycap on stump
Phyllachora junci on Juncus effusus (Common Rush)
Physarum leucophaeum a Slime Mould
Piptoporus betulinus Birch Polypore growing on birch
Pluteus cervinus Deer Shield
Pluteus salicinus Willow Shield
Polyporus tuberaster Tuberous Polypore
Polyporus leptocephalus also known as P. varius on willow
Psathyrella candolleana Pale Brittlestem on wood chips
Psathyrella conopilus Conical Brittlestem
Psathyrella multipedata Clustered Brittlestem
Psathyrella spadiceogrisea Spring Brittlestem
Puccinia arenariae rust on Silene dioica
Puccinia graminis rust on Festuca (tufted grass)
Puccinia phragmitis rust on Phragmites (reed)
Radulomyces molaris Quercus (oak) attached dead branch
Ramaria stricta Upright Coral
Rhopographus filicinus Bracken Map
Rhytisma acerinum Sycamore Tarspot on sycamore leaves
Rickenella fibula Orange Mosscap
Rosellinia mammiformis on fallen branch
Russula atropurpurea Purple Brittlegill with oak
Russula cyanoxantha Charcoal Burner
Russula gracillima Slender Brittlegill with birch
Rutstroemia firma Brown Cup
Schizopora paradoxa Split Porecrust
Scleroderma citrinum Common Earthball
Scleroderma verrucosum Scaly Earthball
Sphaerotheca fusca Powdery mildew on Taraxacum (Dandelion)
Stereum complicatum on twigs
Stereum gausapatum Bleeding Oak Crust
Stereum hirsutum Hairy Curtain Crust on birch
Stropharia semiglobata Dung Roundhead
Taphrina betulina Birch Besom (Witches' Broom)
Trametes versicolor Turkeytail
Tremella mesenterica Yellow Brain on willow
Tubaria dispersa under hawthorn
Ustilago violacea Anther Smut on Himalayan Balsam
Vascellum pratense Meadow Puffball
Vuilleminia comedens Waxy Crust on oak
Xylaria hypoxylon Candlesnuff Fungus
Xylaria polymorpha Dead Man's Fingers on wood


Abbreviated references with identification details including pictures (plate number in brackets):

B&K1 = Breitenbach, J. and Kränzlin, F. (eds), Fungi of Switzerland Vol. 1 Ascomycetes, 1984, Verlag Mykologia, Lucerne.



A muscaria

 Amanita muscaria

A muscaria var formosa

 Amanita muscaria var. formosa


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