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              Absidia **** SEM of Zygospore and Suspensor Appendages  ...........................................................................................NEW ADDITION 2009
              Acaulopage tetraceros - ****   .................................................................................. HOW DO I KILL THEE?  # 20     NEW SERIES
Acremoniumphialospore type anamorph in Hyphomycetes.................................................................................   UPGRADED 2009
Agaricus bitorquis         mushrooms pushing up hardtop
Agaricus bitorquis
Agaricus bitorquis     spore print
Agaricus haemorrhoidarius
Agaricus placomyces ***   nice ring
Agaricus placomyces
Agaricus sp.
Agaricus sylvicola    spore print
Agaricus sylvicola   ***  'free' gills  + micrograph of gill       
Agrocybe molesta    Cracked -top Agrocybe  (Lawn Mushroom) ..................................................................................................................NEW ADDITION 2009                  
Agrocybe vervacti    common lawn mushroom in Southern Ontario
Albugo candida - symptoms on Shepherd's Purse
             Albugo candida***  asexual  state
Aleuria aurantia .................................................................................................................................................................UPGRADED 2009
Alternaria alternata *** (young)..
Alternaria alternata
Alternaria alternata # 2
Alternaria alternata #3......................................................................................................................................... ........... UPGRADED 2009
Amanita citrina
Amanita brunnescens ***
Amanita ceciliae  ***  one of my rare flash shots    
Amanita constricta
Amanita francheti
Amanita francheti   ***
Amanita flavoconia **** nice colour
             Amanita frostiana
Amanita fulva     
Amanita fulva # 2
Amanita muscaria
Amanita muscaria var formosa
Amanita vaginata    grey! the true grisette  
Amanita virosa ***  nice shot by Brian Shelton............................................................................................................ UPGRADED 2009
Amanita wellsi ***    rarely illustrated
              Amoebophilus simplex ......................................................................................................  HOW DO I KILL THEE? # 12   NEW SERIES
Amoebophilus simplex*** gametangia of the sexual state
Amoebophilus simplex  ***  fungus parasitizing amoeba
Anastomosis in Arthrobotrys ****.
             Armillaria - rhizomorphs ............................................................................................................................................................................... NEW ADDITION 2009        
              Armillaria mellea *** luminescent fungus - photo by Lex Kreffer -  L eiden 
Armillaria spp  ...................................................................................................................................................................... UPGRADED 2009 
Armillaria limonea ***  NZ species
             Arthrobotrys species - see also Drechslerella and Dactylellina
Arthrobotrys conoides   ***       rare 'view' of  forest of conidiophores..................................................................... UPGRADED 2009
Arthrobotrys flagrans ****      chlamydospores, SEM ................................................................................................ UPGRADED 2009
              Arthrobotrys oligospora    ................................................................................................HOW DO I KILL THEE? # 31    NEW SERIES
Arthrobotrys oligospora  
Arthrobotrys oligospora   ***      hyphal 'system' with anastomoses to form 'power grid'
Arthrobotrys oligospora ***         diagram by Rick Hurst
Arthrobotrys spp ****            Ron Smith's Cellulose/Azure  test  for cellulases
Ascobolu   entire fruitbody (apothecium) ........................................................................................................................  UPGRADED 2009
Ascobolus  asci
Ascobolus ****   young and mature 8-spored asci
Ascobolus sp ***   more asci
Ascocoryne sarcoides
              ASCOMYCOTA  -  Questions!  Questions!   QUESTIONS!
              Ascotremella faginea..........................................................................................................................................................................................NEW ADDITION 2009
Ascocoryne sarcoides # 2 ..................................................................................................................................................UPGRADED 2009
Aspergillus clavatus   ***     shows clavate vesicle .................................................................................................... UPGRADED 2009
Aspergillus fumigatus  ***   uniseriateconidiogenous cells (phialides).....................................................................UPGRADED 2009
Aspergillus fumigatus #2  **** conidiophores, vesicles, etc.
              Aspergillus fumigatus - Christmas Card
Aspergillus niger   ****     pompon heads    plus SEM of head  ..............................................................................  UPGRADED 2009
Aspergillus wentii ****     conidiophores, conidiogenous cells and conidia ......................................................... UPGRADED 2009
Aspergillus wentii   ***      shows biseriate arrangement of conidiogenous cells  from vesicle..
Aspergillus wentii 
              Aspergillus *** shows uniseriate arrangement of conidiogenous cells ................................................................................................. NEW ADDITION         
Astraeus hygrometricus
             Auricularia auricula
Auriscalpium vulgare            good for teeth ...................................................................................................................UPGRADED 2009
Baeospora myosura ***       spruce cone mushroom
             Ballocephala sphaerospora ****.............................................................................   HOW DO I KILL THEE  # 1    NEW SERIES
Ballocephala verrucospora   -  zygospores
             Ballocephala ****                   early infection (Image copied friom MycoAlbum CD)
Beauveria bassiana ****    sympodial development of conidiogenous cells......................................................... UPGRADED 2009
Beauveria bassiana ****    synnematal development on Hawkmoth.......................................................................
Beauveria bassiana              chinch bug  
Beauveria bassiana               cicada
              Blumeria graminis ****       conidia
Blumeria graminis ***
             Blumeria  graminis **** haustoria inside epidermal cell of blue grass...................................................................... UPGRADED 2009
Boletellus russellii #1
Boletellus russellii #2
Boletus bicolor
Boletus chrysenteroides
Boletus edulis                        nice hat!  Lost it in the woods!
             Boletus edulis                       one of the tastiest
Boletus mirabilis
Boletus ornatipes
Boletus pallidus,
Boletus parasiticus  ***   parasitic on Scleroderma  
Boletus smithii                     
Boletus subvelutipes
Boletus zelleri
Bondarzewia berkeleyi ****         Canadian record size?
             Botryosporium longibrachiatum a noteworthy Hyphomycete....................................................................................................................NEW ADDITION 2009
             Botrytis cinerea ***  Grey Mould on geraniums
Botrytis cinerea ***                    Grey Mould of   Strawberries - one of my favourites
Brachymyces megasporus  ****........................................................................................ HOW DO I KILL THEE # 23    NEW SERIES
Bulgaria inquinans ****         photo: Brian Shelton ..................................................................................... ............. UPGRADED 2009
Calbovista subsculpta ***     photo: Jim Ginns
Calocera cornea
Calocybe fulgens
Calvatia gigantea ****     great shot by John Sutton of his daughter with puffball..............................................UPGRADED 2009
Calvatia cyathiformis
Camarophyllus pratensis
Camarophyllus subviolaceus
Cantharellus cibarius
Cantharellus cinnabarinus
             Cantharellus lutescens           
Catathelasma ventricosa *** ...........................................................................................................................................UPGRADED 2009
Catenaria anguillulae  ****    photomicrograph of zoosporangia in nematode's body
             Catenaria anguillulae **** ................................................................................................ HOW DO I KILL THEE # 16  NEW SERIES
Catenaria anguillulae
             Ceratocystis fimbriata ***  perithecium ............................................................................................................................................................NEW ADDITION  2009
Chaetomium sp. *** remember when they planted flower seeds in cellophane strips? NO MORE!..................... UPGRADED 2009
Chalciporus piperatus
Chalciporus piperatus
Chlorencoelia versiformis
Chlorociboria aeruginascens ****  blue stain fungus................................................................................................UPGRADED 2009
Chondromyces apiculatus  ****  colonial bacterium...
Chondromyces apiculatus
             Chondromyces crocatus ****   -   Myxobacteriales - the bacteria  that wanted to be fungi
Chondromyces crocatus
Chroogomphus rutilus
Chrysomphalina aurantiaca ***
Chrysomphalina chrysophylla
Circinella sp ***  .............................................................................................................................................................. UPGRADED 2009
Cladosporium sphaerospermum ****............................................................................................................................ UPGRADED 2009
Cladosporium cladosporioides
Clavaria fumosa
Clavaria purpurea  
Clavaria purpurea ***                             photo: Jim Ginns
Clavaria rosea
Clavaria vermicularis *** ................................................................................................................................................UPGRADED 2009
Clavaria vermicularis
Clavariadelphus ligula
Clavariadelphus ligula
Clavariadelphus pistillaris
Clavariadelphus sachalinensis ****      photo: Jim Ginns 
Clavariadelphus truncatus
             Clavariadelphus truncatus *** Lost for a while but found once more .  So thank you Jim Ginns.
Clavicorona pyxidata ****      shows crowns at branch tips.................................................................................... UPGRADED 2009
Clavicorona pyxidata.
Clavulina amethystina
Clavulina amethystina ****     great shot of Amethyst Coral -  photo: Tony Gola
Clavulina cristata
Clavulinopsis corniculata
Clavulinopsis fusiformis*** ........................................................................................................................................... UPGRADED 2009
Climacodon septentrionale
Clitopilus prunulus ***
             Clonostachys rosea ***  Verticillate and penicillate heads......................................................................................................................   NEW ADDITION 2009.
             Cochliobolus sativus ****  good stuff on mycophagy fom Terry Anderson................................................................................ ......   NEW ADDITION 2009
             Cochlonema verrucosum ****  ......................................................................................... HOW DO I KILL THEE # 6     NEW SERIES
Colletotrichum graminicola  ***   acervulus type fruitbody.................................................................................... UPGRADED 2009
Coltricia cinnamomea ***
Coltricia montagnei   ***   strange one!
Coltricia perennis 
Conocybe albipes  (also known as Conocybe lactea)
             Conocybe albipes - ....................................................................................................HOW DO I KILL THEE # 33     NEW SERIES
Conocybe albipes  ***   Dunce Cap
Conocybe albipes ****   antifeedent secretory appendages
             Conocybe filaris
Coprinus atramentarius
Coprinus atramentarius
Coprinus atramentarius
Coprinus comatus
             Coprinus disseminatus***   taken with a Praktica SLR camera (circa 1954)
Coprinus disseminatus
Coprinus disseminatus
Coprinus micaceus..
Coprinus plicatilis ****     Japanese Parasol........................................................................................................... UPGRADED 2009
Coprinus plicatilis   ***      one of the prettiest of the Ink Caps..
Coprinus quadrifidus
Coprinus quadrifidus ***
Coprinus sp                           fruiting on dung
Cordyceps capitata                 ....................................................................................................................................... UPGRADED 2009
Cordyceps militaris  ***   stromata arising from pupal case of host .................................................................... UPGRADED 2009
Cordyceps militaris *** stromatic head with embedded perithecia
Cortinarius acutis   
Cortinarius armillatus
Cortinarius cinnamomeus
Cortinarius magellanicus ****  Purple Cort of New Zealand
Cortinarius magellanicus ***    album cover for 'CHUG' group
Cortinarius mucosus ***     cortina of Cortinarius....................................................................................................UPGRADED 2009
Cortinarius mutabilis
Cortinarius phoenicious
Cortinarius pholideus
Cortinarius vanduzerensis
Cortinarius violaceus ***
Cotylidia diaphana ***         delicately beautiful, species name means translucent
Craterellus cornucopioides  ***    Horn of Plenty
Craterellus fallax
             Craterellus tubaeformis   note name change!!!! Formerly in Cantherellus
Creopus gelatinosus *** good example of stromatic species in Hypocreales .......................................................  UPGRADED 2009                        
Crepidotus applanatus
Crinipellis piceae
Crinipellis setipes ***    like a hairy Marasmius   
Crucibulum laeve 1
Crucibulum laeve 2 ****    Common Bird's Nest
Crucibulum laeve 3             All stages in development of  nests................................................................................. UPGRADED 2009                                                               
Crucibulum laeve  ***   photomicrograph of  section (L/S)........................................................................................ UPGRADED 2009    
Cubic Rot ***                   hardwood log degraded by wood rotting fungi
Cudonia monticola
Cunninghamella echinulata **** spores with calcium oxalate spines .................................................................... UPGRADED 2009
Cunninghamella echinulata ***  ...................................................................................................................................               "
Curvularia lunata **** photomicrograph of conidiophores and conidia ................................................................ UPGRADED 2009  
Cyathus olla *** ..............................................................................................................................................................                "
Cyathus stercoreus **** Dung Loving Bird's Nest .......................................................................................................UPGRADED 2009
Cyathus stercoreus         Terrazo effect; just for fun!.
Cyathus striatus *** ............................................................................................................................................................UPGRADED 2009
Cystoderma amianthinum ***
Cystoderma amianthinum 2
Cystoderma fallax
Dacrymyces palmatus 1
Dacrymyces palmatus 2  septate basidiospores............................................................................................................. UPGRADED 2009
Dacrymyces palmatus 3
Dacrymyces palmatus **** basidial types and tuning fork basidia of Dacrymyces................................ UPGRADED 2009
          Dactylella passalopaga          .......................................................................................................................HOW DO I KILL THEE?  # 13    
Dactylellina candida ****........................................................................................................................... HOW DO I KILL THEE?  # 22    
             Dactyllelina candida ****- SEM adhesive knobs.......................................................................................................................................     NEW ADDITION 2009
Daedaleopsis confragosa *** labyrinthiform pores ....................................................................................................................................          "           "                 "
          Dactylellina copepodii ****  .........................................................................................................................HOW DO I KILL THEE?   # 8     
Daldinia concentrica ***  micrograph of section through stroma...............................................................................................................   NEW ADDITION 2009 
Dasyscyphus sulphureus ***
Dasyscyphus virgineus ***
Dictyophora duplicata
             Dictyostelium discoideum I ***  diagram + spores and myxamoebae.............................................................................................................. NEW ADDITION 2009
Dictyostelium discoideum II *** sporangia spores and stalks.........................................................................................................................       "              "              "
             Drechmeria coniospora      ..............................................................................................................................HOW DO I KILL THEE?  # 26
          Drechslerella****     early infection (Image copied from MycoAlbum CD)                
Drechslerella anchonia  ****  SEM  of  trapped nematode
             Drechslerella anchonia   ****  .................................................................................................................... HOW DO I KILL THEE?   # 40
Drechslerella anchonia  SEM nematode crushed by CR
Drechslerella anchonia ***   spores germinating to produce traps
Drechslerella brochopaga  ***       giant rings 
             Drechslerellas dactyloides ***   interlocking rings
Entoloma abortivum ...........................................................................................................................................................UPGRADED 2009
Entoloma hochstetteri ****       Blue Entoloma of NZ
             Entoloma lividum ****  Mushroom poisoning by Andrus Voitk
Entomophthora muscae ****     Fly Killer
Entomosporium mespili ****   Parasite of Craetagus
Epichloe typhina - stromata,   perithecia, ascospores   ............................................................................................... UPGRADED 2009
              Eurotium ***cleistothecia and ascospores....................................................................................................................................................... NEW ADDITION 2009
Eurotium chevalieri  *** growing on camera case in basement ..............................................................................               "
             ERYSIPHALES             VISUAL KEY TO ERYSIPHALES................................................. UPGRADED 2009
Erysiphe graminis  - see Blumeria.
Erysiphe graminis   - see Blumeria
Exidia glandulosa
Favolaschia calocera
Flammulina velutipes\
Fomes fomentarius............................................................................................................................................................   UPGRADED 2009                                                                    
Fomitopsis pinicola .........................................................................................................................................................   UPGRADED 2009
Fusarium sp                           microconidia
Galerina autumnalis ***    Deadly Galerina.................................................................................................................   UPGRADED 2009
Galerina autumnalis
Galiella rufa
              Ganoderma/Fomes *** Hats off to Ganoderma/Fomes.............................................................................................  UPGRADED 2009
Ganoderma applanatum *** .........................................................................................................................................   UPGRADED 2009
Ganoderma lucidum
Ganoderma lucidum              Ling  Chi...........................................................................................................................
Gastrocybe lateritia ***..
Geastrum fimbriatum  
Geastrum pectinatum
Geastrum quadrifidum ***..............................................................................................................................................    UPGRADED 2009
Geastrum sp.
Geastrum saccatum ****  Nested Earthstar 
Geastrum saccatum
Geastrum triplex ****         Collared Earthstar..............................................................................................................  UPGRADED 2009
Geastrum triplex ****        One of  my best finds ever............................................................................................                 "                                          
Geoglossum difforme  ****     .......................................................................................................................................... UPGRADED 2009      
Gloeophyllum sepiarium
Geoglossum difforme.  *** Fruitbody (apothecium) of Earth Tongue with micrograph of squash .......................UPGRADED 2009
Gomphidius subroseus **** nice!....................................................................................................................................UPGRADED 2009
Gomphus floccosus ****    like orange spikes hammered into the ground
Gomphus floccosus - western .........................................................................................................................................   UPGRADED 2009
             Gomphus clavatus ***   .................................................................................................................................................... UPGRADED 2009            
Gymnopilus luteofolius
Gymnopilus spectabilis
Guepiniopsis  see Heterotextus alpina
Gymnopus acervatus
Gymnopus confluens
Gymnopus dryophilus
Gyrodon merulioides 
Gyrodon merulioides 
Gyroporus cyanescens,
Gyromitra esculenta
Gyromitra infula
             Haptocillium species  -  endoparasite of nematodes ..................................................... HOW DO I KILL THEE? # 35    NEW SERIES
Haptocillium sp.1
             Haptocillium sp.2
             Haptoglossa mirabilis ..................................................................................................... HOW DO I KILL THEE? # 19    NEW SERIES
Haptoglossa mirabilis  ****   TEM of harpoon-shaped projectile of the Gun Cell
             Haptospora appendiculata    .....................................................................HOW DO I KILL THEE?# 32
             Harposporium anguillulae ****  ......................................................................................HOW DO I KILL THEE? # 6      NEW SERIES
Harposporium spirosporum    ..............................................................................................HOW DO I KILL THEE? # 30   NEW SERIES
Harposporium  -   spores being consumed by amoebae
Helicocephalum oligosporum ****  rare photomicrograph of the conidial coil
             HEARTS OF OAK   ******               A GOOD STORY
Helicocephalum oligosporum 
             Helicocephalum oligosporum   **** .............................................................................HOW DO I KILL THEE? #14     NEW SERIES
Helicodendron tubulosum ****   aquatic hyphomycete with interesting flotation spore dispersal
Helvella coria
Helvella crispa ***   White Saddle Fungus
Helvella lacunosa
             Helvella leoprina  see Otidea
Helvella macropus
Hericium abietis
Hericium americanum ***
Hericium americanum
Heterotextus alpinus
Heterotextus alpinus 2 ***    golden droplets 
             Hohenbuehelia / Nematoctonus **** ................................................................................ HOW DO I KILL THEE # 9     NEW SERIES
Hohenbuehelia N90   
Hohenbuehelia N90 ****     carnivorous mushroom hyphae with captured nematode
Hohenbuehelia N90  ****    FIRST carnivorous mushroom discovered
Hohenbuehelia N90
Hydnellum aurantiacum
Hydnellum caeruleum
Hydnellum concrescens
Hydnellum peckii 
Hydnellum peckii ***  Bleeding Tooth Fungus (young)
Hydnellum suaveolans or H. caeruleum  or whatever?
Hydnum umbilicatum    
HYGROCYBE, HYGROPHORUS, CAMAROPHYLLUS
Hygrocybe acutoconica
Hygrocybe cantharellus  *** book cover shot for Mushrooms of Eastern Canada....
Hygrocybe  ceracea
Hygrophorus chrysodon
Hygrocybe   coccinea
Hygrocybe conica
Hygrophorua eburneus
Hygrophorus erubescens
Hygrocybe flavescens
Hygrophorus fuligineus,
Hygrophorus hypothejus
Hygrocybe laeta
Hygrocybe marginata
Hygrocybe marginata #2
Hygrocybe  miniata  *** Vermilion Wax Cap..................................................................................................................UPGRADED 2009
              Hygrocybe miniata **** (Image copied from MycoAlbum CD)
Hygrocybe nitida,
Hygrocybe   psittacina  ***    Green Wax Cap
Hygrocybe  punicea
H.ygrocybe virginea
Hygrocybe vitellina 
Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca ***   False Chanterelle...................................................................................................  UPGRADED 2009
Hygrophoropsis olida   ***  the 'other' Hygrophoropsis   
Hygrophorus agathosomas 
H.ygrophorus   bakerensis
Hygrophorus russula
Hygrophorus olivaceoalbus
Hygrophorus pratensis    see Camarophyllus
             Hygrophorus pudorinus
Hygrophorus speciosus,
H.ygrophorus subviolacea
Hymenoscyphus fructigenus
Hymenoscyphus subcarneus
HYPHAE  ***
             HYPHAE revisited ***
Hyphal anastomoses ****  important!  important!!   IMPORTANT!!!
Hyphoderma sp  ***  stephanocysts
Hypholoma dispersum
Hypholoma sublateritium *** Brick-Red Hypholoma
             Hypocrea pulvinata***   stromatic Hypocreales attacking Bracket fungus................................................................................................NEW ADDITION 2009
Hypomyces chrysospermum ***  Infected bolete and   micrograph Sepedonium state............................................UPGRADED 2009
Hypomyces hyalina
Hypomyces lactifluorum
Hypomyces lactifluorum
Hypomyces luteovirens ***................................................................................................................................................................................NEW ADDITION 2009
Hypoxylon fragiforme
Inocybe spp
Ischnoderma resinosum  ***  Late Fall Bracket - one of the prettier ones
Jekyll/Hyde Hypothesis ****   BELIEVE  IT!!
Laccaria amethystea  
Laccaria amethysteo-occidentalis   western species
Laccaria laccata
             Laccaria ochropurpurea *** ........................................................................................................................................................................    NEW ADDITION 2009
Laccaria tortilis ****  tiny mushroom with the big sporees....................................................................................    UPGRADED 2009
Lachnellula agassizii *** ...............................................................................................................................................   UPGRADED 2009
Lactarius lignyotus
Laetiporus conifericola ***    photo: Jim Ginns
Laetiporus sulphureus **     Edible they claim!
             Lagenidium (Chlamydomyzium) oviparasiticum -....................................................... HOW DO I KILL THEE ? # 25  NEW SERIES
Lagenidium oviparasiticum *** zoospores encysted on nematode egg ..................................................................UPGRADED 2009
Lasiosphaeria spermoides - perithecia.
Leccinum atrostipitatum
Leccinum aurantiacum
Leccinum chromapes
Leccinum  insigne
Leccinum scabrum
          Lemonniera  sp -  aquatic Hyphomycete
Lentinellus ursinus
Leotia lubrica   ***    Jelly Baby....................................................................................................................................  UPGRADED 2009                        
Leotia viscosa  ****   Green-Headed Jelly Baby...........................................................................................................  UPGRADED 2009                                                                     
              Leotia viscosa
Lepiota atrodisca
Lepiota cristata  
Lepiota rhacodes
Lepiota rubrotincta
             Lepista irina ****  Mushroom poisoning by Andrus Voitk
Lepista nuda
Lepista nuda
Lepista nuda ****   ..........................................................................................................  HOW DO I KILL THEE  # 24 NEW SERIES
Leptonia incana***
Leptonia incana
Leptonia incana 2 ***     another green mushroom
Leucoagaricus naucina ***     common lawn mushroom in Ontario
Leucocoprinus luteus ***    Planter Pot Mushroom  Photo: Darrel Izzard
Lichens on a farm gate ***  ..............................................................................................................................................  UPGRADED 2009     
Luminescent hyphae *** Armillaria mellea - photo by Lex Kreffer -  L eiden                                 
Lycoperdon candidum
Lycoperdon curtisii
Lycoperdon nigrescens ***
             Lycoperdon perlatum ****  Gem-studded Puffball .........................................................................................................
Lycoperdon perlatum
Lycoperdon pusillum
Lycoperdon pyriforme - rhizomorphs
Lycoperdon pyriforme ***
Macrolepiota rhacodes
             Macrotyphula juncea ****
Marasmiellus candidus ***         prettier upside down!
Marasmius capillaris ***             used a bean bag for this one
Marasmius oreades                        Fairy Ring Marasmius - very common in western Canada
Marasmius pulcherripes ***
             Marasmius rotula
             Medusamyces lunulosporus  ..................................................................................................HOW DO I KILL THEE # 27 NEW SERIES                                         
Melanotus abietinus
             Meria harposporioides **** .................................................................................................HOW DO I KILL THEE # 3  NEW SERIES
Microglossum rufum ****  better than the one in my book!      
            Mitrophora semilibera
Monotropa uniflora ***    Indian Pipe or Ghost Plant - not a fungus ........................................................................ UPGRADED 2009
             Morchella  elata  Black Morel
Morchella esculenta............................................................................................................................................................             "               "
          Morchella semilibera ***  (Image copied from MycoAlbum CD)
MORELS ***  short article on May is the Month for Morels.......................................................................................   UPGRADED 2009
Morganella subincarnata
Mucronella bresadolae
Mucronella pendula ***   Icicle Fungus  .......................................................................................................................  UPGRADED 2009
Mutinus ravenelii # 1
Mutinus ravenelii # 2
Mutinus ravenelii # 3 **** labelled section through egg stage
Mutinus elegans  #1               hatched some 'eggs' in a flower pot!
Mutinus elegans # 2             
Mutinus elegans # 3 ****   
Mycena amabilissima
Mycena aurantiidisca **** one of the prettiest Mycenas from the West
Mycena epipterygia *** ....................................................................................................................................................UPGRADED 2009
Mycena galericulata...........................................................................................................................................................UPGRADED 2009                                        
Mycena haematopus ***     most Mycenas photograph well .....................................................................................             "
Mycena leaiana
Mycena leaiana ***    gills ..............................................................................................................................................  UPGRADED 2009           
Mycena rorida ****      coated with slime to protect from mushroom flies
Mycena rosella
Mycena strobilinoides
Mycogone cervinus
Mycogone perniciosa   ***  aleuriospores (conidia)
Myriostoma coliformis **** set up in my garden using 30-year-old herbarium specimens....................................UPGRADED 2009
             Myzocytiopsis                 **** sexual stages (Image copied from MycoAlbum CD)
Myzocytiopsis humicola   **** ............................................................................................. HOW DO I KILL THEE # 2  NEW SERIES
Myzocytiopsis humicola   ***  death of the nematodes
             Myxotrichum ***    -  example of a Gymnothecium type ascoma in the Gymnoascaceae of the Ascomycota
Nectria cinnabarina  *** ................................................................................................................................................  UPGRADED 2009
Neobulgaria pura  l
Neocudoniella albiceps
Neolecta irregularis
Nidula niveo-tomentosa ***   pretty bird's nest from the west.................................................................................. UPGRADED 2009
Nidula niveo-tomentosa
Nolanea murraii **** Yellow Unicorn Mushroom -  daffodil-yellow
Nolanea quadrata  ***  = Entoloma salmoneum   - salmon coloured
Nyctalis parasitica
             Oedocephalum sp ***    Anamorphic (asexual) state of   Discomycete
             Olpidium vermicola **** .................................................................................................... HOW DO I KILL THEE # 5   NEW SERIES
Onnia tomentosa
Otidea auricula  = Helvella leporina according to authority Harri Harmaja (Finnish Museum of Natural History)
Otidea onotica = probably Otidea unicisa according to authority Harri Harmaja (Finnish Museum of Natural History)
             Otidea tuomikoskii according to authority Harri Harmaja (Finnish Museum of Natural History)
Pachyella clypeata
Panaeolina foenisecii   lawn mushroom - Haymaker's Mushroom
Panellus longinquus  
             Penicillium*** - SEM of conidial head showing metulae, phialides and phialospores...........................................................................NEW ADDITION 2009
Penicillium cyclopium
Penicillium digitatum    on orange
Penicillium italicum
Penicillium sp  ****   photomicrograph..........................................................................................................................UPGRADED 2009  
Penicillium  sp ***      with human hair for scale!
             Peniophorella praetermissum     ...................................................................................... HOW DO I KILL THEE? # 14   NEW SERIES
Periconia macrospinosa ***    pretty for a Hyphomycete
Pestalotiopsis sp ***   conidial ballet
Peziza cerea
             Peziza domiciliana -  apothecial fruitbodies fruiting on concrete basement floor
             Peziza sp***   hymenium of asci and paraphyses  ......................................................................................................  UPGRADED 2009                                                                              
Phaeocollybia californica
Phaeolus schweinitzii 
Phaeolus schweinitzii  ***    Dye Maker's Polypore
Phallus ravenelii  **.......................................................................................................................................................... UPGRADED 2009   
Pholiota aurivella
Pholiota carbonaria
Pholiota flammans **** nice colour
Pholiota granulosa
Pholiota squarrosa *** most Pholiota species have scaly caps and stalks
Pholiota squarrossoides
             PHOTOGRAPHING SLIME MOULDS
Phragmidium mucronata ****   teliospore of  rose rust from a 100-year-old herbarium collection
Phycomyces blakesleeanus **** young zygospores with suspensor appendages ................................................UPGRADED 2009
Phycomyces blakesleeanus
Phylloporus rhodoxanthus
Phylloporus rhodoxanthus - gilled bolete
Phyllotopsis nidulans
Phyllotus porrigen
Physalacria inflata ****   an unusual member of the macrofungi
Physalacria inflata #2  ***    Bladder Fungus
             Physarum polycephalum *** Plasmodium on water agar
Phytophthora infestans ***    deciduous sporngia (conidia?)
Pilobolus crystallinus  ***   hand lens and some herbivore droppings early in the morning!
Pleurotus dryinus
             Pleurotus ostreatus ***        .................................................................................................HOW DO I KILL THEE? # 34   NEW SERIES
Pleurotus ostreatus ****     100 million spores and hour!
Pleurotus ostreatus ****     pretty picture
Pleurotus ostreatus
Pleurotus ostreatus                
Pluteus atricapillus  
Pluteus atricapillus              shows 'free' gills        
Pluteus atromarginatus       black-edged gills     
Pluteus tomentosulus ***   white cap with  pinkish gills
Pluteus umbrosus
Polyporus squamosus
Polyporus squamosus
Polyporus squamosus
Postia caesia ***                blue bracket
             PRAKTICA 35 MM SLR  circa  1950
Psathyrella delineata
Psathyrella longistriata
Psathyrella velutina 
Psathyrella velutina
Pseudohydnum gelatinosum
Ptychoverpa bohemica
             Pythium caudatum    
Puccinia coronata
Puccinia graminis
             Puccinia lagenophorae on Senecio vulgaris (Image from MycoAlbum CD)
Puccinia micrograph of aecia and spermogonia...............................................................................................................................................NEW ADDITION 2009
Pycnoporellus alboluteus
Pycnoporus cinnabarinus
             Pythium caudatum          .........................................................................................................  HOW DO I KILL THEE? # 29  NEW SERIES
Ramaria araiospora *** Red Coral Fungus
Ramaria aurea
Ramaria stricta
Ramariopsis crocea
Ramariopsis laeticolor
Ramariopsis kunzei *** White Coral Fungus 
Rhizophydium pollonis ***     chytrid attacking pine pollen grains as nutrient  source
Rhizopus stolonifer *** pretty! ......................................................................................................................................  UPGRADED 2009
             Rhizopus stolonifer -     culture..............................................................................................................................................................................NEW ADDITION 2009.
Rhodotus palmatus ****  exceptional photo of this species by Greg Thorn
              Rhopalomyces elegans ....................................................................................................   HOW DO I KILL THEE? # 28    NEW SERIES
             Rhopalomyces elegans   parasite of nematode eggs
Rhytisma punctatum
             Roseodiscus  subcarneus
             Rotiferophthora  spp **** .....................................................................  HOW DO I KILL THEE? # 21   NEW SERIES
Rozites caperata 
             Rotiferophthora ****  floating conidiophores
Russula  sp                   Banana slug eating mushroom
Russula claroflava
Russula decolorans ***  pretty picture by Andrus Voitk
Saccharomyces cereviseae
Saccharomyces cereviseae ****   yeaast on pizza.......................................................................................................  UPGRADED 2009-3
             Saccobolus **** squash of whole apothecium - all stages..................................................................................... ....UPGRADED 2009
Saccobolus glaber ****  entire apothecium of coprophilous discomycete..
Saccobolus glaber ****   young and old asci with ascospores................................................................................. UPGRADED 2009
             Saprolegnia ****
Saprolegnia  sp   *** oogonia and oospores.................................................................................................................UPGRADED 2009
Saprolegnia sp
Saprolegnia - hyphae
Sarcodon fuscoindicus
Sarcodon imbricatus
Sarcodon imbricatus
Sarcoscypha occidentalis  ****   ( Image copied  from MycoAlbum CD)
Sarcoscypha austriaca  *** ..............................................................................................................................................UPGRADED 2009
             Schizophyllum commune ***............................................................................................................................................................................... NEW ADDITION
Scleroderma areolatum
Scleroderma aurantium   ....................................................................................................................................................UPGRADED 2009
Sclerotinia sclerotiorum                                                                                                                                                                     "
Scutellinia erinacea ****  the 'other' common Scutellinia............................................................................................UPGRADED 2009
              Scutellinia scutellata     eyelash fungus
Sepedonium chrysospermum  *** micrograph of yellow aleuriospores
Serpula lacrymans
           SLIME  MOULD  INDEX
Soil Fungi  ****    Dilution plate from soil (from 1/000th g soil)................................................................................... UPGRADED 2009
Sordaria fimicola  anastomosing hyphae............
Sordaria fimicola *** perithecium with phototeropic neck.......................................................................................... UPGRADED 2009
Sordaria fimicola asci and ascospores                                                                                                                              UPGRADED 2009
Sordaria fimicola ascospores with halo
Sowerbyella rhenana ***     False Orange Peel Fungus
Sphaerobolus stellatus
Spathulariopsis velutipes...................................................................................................................................................UPGRADED 2009
Spinellus fusiger ***                                                                                                                                                           UPGRADED 2009
Spinellus fusiger
             Spirogyromyces vermicola ****  microscopic tapeworm.......................... HOW DO I KILL THEE  # 4 NEW SERIES
Staphylotrichum coccosporum **** .................................................................................................................................................................NEW ADDITION 2009.
Stereum ostrea
Strobilomyces strobilaceus ***   Old Man of the Woods,  photo: Brian Shelton
Strobilomyces strobilaceus
Strobilurus trullisatus
             Stropharia sp ****  ....................................................................................... HOW DO I KILL THEE  #10 NEW SERIES
Stropharia aeruginosa***.
Stropharia ambigua   ***
Stropharia hardii
Stropharia hornemannii *** .............................................................................................................................................UPGRADED 2009  
Stropharia hornemannii
Stropharia semiglobata   on moose dung
Stropharia sp.  ***           akanthocytes
             Stylopage hadra ......................................................................................   HOW DO I KILL THEE?  # 17  NEW SERIES
Suillus aeruginascens
Suillus brevipes
Suillus cavipes ......................................................................................................................................................................... UPGRADED 2009
Suillus granulatus
Suillus grevillei                                                                                                                                                                                     
Suillus spraguei
Suillus umbonatus,
Syncephalastrum racemosum *** ..........................................................................................................................................UPGRADED 2009
Syncephalastrum racemosum ****  merosporangia radiating from apical vesicle......................................................... UPGRADED 2009
Syncephalastrum racemosum     rhizoids
             Syncephalis nodosa ***    mycoparasite on other Zygomycota .........................................HOW DO I KILL THEE?  # 37  NEW SERIES
Syzygospora mycetophila
Syzygospora mycetophila
Taphrina deformans  
Tectella patellaris
             Tetracladium sp -  aquatic Hyphomycete
Tetracoccosporium paxianum
Tetrapyrgos subdendrophora ****  not often illustrated and pretty gill structure underneath
Thamnidium elegans ***   Sporangioles and sporangiospores......................................................................................... UPGRADED 2009
Thaxterogaster porphyreus    
              Thecothejus pelletieri   ****    32-spores ascus with operculum .......................................................................................UPGRADED 2009
Thelephora caryophyllea
Thelephora caryophyllea ***  Carnation Thelephora
             Thelephora palmata
Trametes versicolor **** colourful Turkey Tail always looks good
Tremella foliacea *** Leafy Tremella
Tremella mesenterica
Tremella reticulata
Tremellodendropsis semivestitum
Tremiscus helvelloides
Tremiscus helvelloides ****    very nice shot by Jim Ginns
             Triacutus subcuticularis -............................................................................. HOW DO I KILL THEE? # 18     NEW SERIES
Trichaptum biforme   colourful brackets some with a purple edge
Trichoglossum hirsutum
             Tricholoma alboviolaceum....................................................................................................................................................................................    NEW ADDITION 2009
             Tricholoma saponaceum ***  Soapy Tricholoma.............................................................................................................................................      NEW ADDITION 2009
Tricholoma myomyces
             Tricholoma portentosum .......................................................................................................................................................................................    NEW ADDITION 2009
             Tricholoma virgatum.
             Tricholomopsis rutilans ........................................................................................................................................................................................    NEW ADDITION 2009
Trichurus spiralis   .................................................................................................................................................   NEW ADDITION 2009
             Tricladium sp -  aquatic Hyphomycete
Tylopilus felleus *** Bitter Bolete........................................................................................................................................................................    NEW ADDITION 2009
Typhula incarnata ***  snow mould  (photo Yijun Yang and Tom Hsiang)
             Uncinula necator **** powdery mildew of grapes............................................................................................................................................  UPGRADED 2009
Varicosporium elodeae   - an aquatic Hyphomycete
             Volucrispora sp.***  aquatic hyphomycete.........................................................................................................................................................   NEW ADDITION 2009
Volutella ciliata *** fruiting on water surface from a colonized submerged fir leaf  
Venturia inaequalis *** apple scab fungus - symptoms on fruit ...................................................................................................................   NEW ADDITION 2009
             Venturia inaequalis ***   micrographs of 'perithecium' and Fusicladium conidia .......................................................................................   NEW ADDITION 2009
Xeromphalina campanella ..
             Xerula furfuracea  ***
Xerula furfuracea
Xylaria hypoxylon ***        Candlesnuff or Antler Fungus
Xylaria hypoxylon ***         perithecial stromata
              Xylaria longipes ***
Xylaria polymorpha             Dead Man's Fingers................................................................................................................ UPGRADED 2009           
Xylobolus frustulatus ***   Ceramic Fungus                                                                                                                   ..    UPGRADED 2009
             Zoopage sp. ***      predator on amobeae ..........................................................   HOW DO I KILL THEE  # 38   NEW SERIES
             Zoophagus insidians **** .............................................................................   HOW DO I KILL THEE? # 11 NEW SERIES
Zygorhynchus ****   SEM of Zygospore.................................................................................................................................................................NEW ADDITION 09