Monday, 27 August 2018

New growth ...

Tiered Tooth (Hericium cirrhatum)




Three recent images of freshly emerging H. cirrhatum. The largest, on the mossy background, approximately 4cm in height. The smallest, emerging from a wound in the bark of a decaying beech, less than 2cm in diameter.

References:

Buczacki, S., Shields, C. and Ovenden, D. (2012). Collins Fungi Guide: The most complete field guide to the mushrooms and toadstools of Britain & Ireland. London: HarperCollins, p. 470, fig. p. 471.
Kibby, G. (2017). Mushroom and Toadstools of Britain and Europe. Volume 1, p. 44, fig. p. 45.
O’Reilly, P. (2016). Fascinated by Fungi – exploring the majesty and mystery, facts and fantasy of the quirkiest kingdom on earth. Llandysul: First Nature, p. 233.
Phillips, R. (2006). Mushrooms. London: Pan Macmillan, p. 327, fig. g.
Sterry, P. and Hughes. B. (2009). Collins Complete Guide to British Mushrooms and Toadstools. London: HarperCollins, p. 280, fig. p. 281.

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