Rosy Bonnet

Of x2 images. More of this beautifully coloured Rosy Bonnet (Mycena rosea) from the woods. October 2019 © Pete Hillman.

Small And Fragile

Not sure about this one. Might be Milking Bonnet (Mycena galopus), but did not want to snap it to see if it seeped milk or not. It seemed a shame to do so. Quite easy to miss on the woodland leaf carpet because it is so small ... the bonnet about the size of a... Continue Reading →

Spectacular Rustgill

Of x3 photos. Spectacular Rustgill (Gymnopilus junonius), as it says in the title, and you can see why by its  vivid colour. There was quite a cluster growing out of a rotting tree stump in the local wood. October 2019 © Pete Hillman.

Brolly For The Fairies

Of x3 images. This is one of the larger mushrooms I spotted today, and I couldn't really miss it as it had the diameter of a side plate. It is simply called Parasol (Macrolepiota procera), and you can see why. This is one to keep the elves and fairies dry in the rain 😉 Local... Continue Reading →

Beautiful In Pink

I believe this is Rosy Bonnet (Mycena rosea), very closed related to Mycena Pura, and in fact they may well be one and the same species. I spotted this beautful pair in the local wood this morning as I went on my first mushroom hunt of the season. Muddy knees indeed! October 2019 © Pete... Continue Reading →

3 Years WordPress Blogging

In June 2016 I began blogging here on WordPress, and I am so grateful to have been able to interact with so many wonderfully creative and talented people from all walks of life and from all over this amazing Blue World of ours. I would just like to say a big thank you to you... Continue Reading →

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