|Sycamore Tar Spot
|Brittlegill Russula, with a stem like blackboard chalk.
|King Alfred's cakes
Along the walk, we also learnt about spore prints, how the mushroom on the surface is only a tiny part of the fungi, how some fungi grow off wood, some off the ground and some off other fungi.
There were lots of interesting names such as fairy bonnet, wood wolley foot fungi, dead men's fingers and milk cap fungi, all ones we found on our walk.
|Spores from an Earthball
|Chicken of the wood
Each of us came away with a handful of leaflets and packet of 'Grow your own Oyster mushrooms on a paperback book'.