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by ashgale
December 12th, 2018, 10:19 am
Forum: fungi for ID
Topic: a small yellowish fungus for id
Replies: 3
Views: 8

Re: a small yellowish fungus for id

not one i'm familiar with either, but i think Fungio has most likely got it right :D
by ashgale
December 12th, 2018, 10:16 am
Forum: Bracket type of fungi
Topic: Phlebia tremellosa
Replies: 3
Views: 12

Re: Phlebia tremellosa

i think i can remember your post of those Mary, and that no one came up with the answer,
and looking at them now, and the images from the other sites, i think that you have finally nailed this one :D
so well observed and worked out :D
by ashgale
December 12th, 2018, 10:13 am
Forum: Over The Fence
Topic: a quiz
Replies: 12
Views: 27

Re: a quiz

doh !!
why did i not even think about no 2 being a bird !
apart from humans, i cant even think of any other two legged being apart from a bird :oops: :oops:
why is it always obvious once you know the answers ? :roll:
by ashgale
December 12th, 2018, 10:08 am
Forum: Books
Topic: It's Christmas.
Replies: 4
Views: 13

Re: It's Christmas.

Lucky you :D i recognize the name of the fungi books author, he was one of the fungi experts from the now defunct wild about Britain website, and always very knowledgeable on fungi,i've not seen the book myself, but i would think its a good choice :D i suppose all these new books will mean we wont b...
by ashgale
December 8th, 2018, 2:12 pm
Forum: general fungi topics
Topic: your fungi bucket list
Replies: 6
Views: 22

Re: your fungi bucket list

i think mine would have to be Clavaria zollingeri i found what i think may have been this several years ago, before i got interested (or should that be addicted to fungi ? :roll: ) in fungi, but have not seen one since then, there are many more species i have not found any of yet, so my list could g...
by ashgale
December 8th, 2018, 12:51 pm
Forum: fungi for ID
Topic: Fungi on dead wood
Replies: 7
Views: 24

Re: Fungi on dead wood

you could utilize your log piles into oyster mushroom production as a side crop :) while still maintaining an ecosystem for the other wildlife without much disturbance to them, as there are lots of sources for those dowel kits of suitable spawn available now, never tried it myself, but from all acco...
by ashgale
December 8th, 2018, 12:44 pm
Forum: Wild flowers
Topic: late bloomers
Replies: 21
Views: 69

Re: late bloomers

it just goes to show that there is always something to be seen,
we had lots of varied plants sprouting under the seed feeder, some just beginning to form flower buds, but the only keen frost we had to date blackened them all off, so we shall never know what they may have been.
by ashgale
December 8th, 2018, 12:39 pm
Forum: Over The Fence
Topic: a quiz
Replies: 12
Views: 27

Re: a quiz

i got the same as Sted, plus i didn't get no3 either, :roll:
by ashgale
December 8th, 2018, 12:36 pm
Forum: Forum news
Topic: Moving the A-Z section
Replies: 16
Views: 51

Re: Moving the A-Z section

i can view them all ok now :)
its looking good, especially the fungi section of it :D
by ashgale
December 8th, 2018, 12:33 pm
Forum: Microscopy
Topic: hand held microscopes
Replies: 3
Views: 12

Re: hand held microscopes

i had one some years ago, it was absolutely no good at all for inspecting fungi spores with, as the magnification was nowhere near good enough, i think you need a microscope with a x 400 or even x 1000 magnification and oil immersion (A.F.A.I.K) those little usb hand held ones come nowhere close to ...