Archive of: Fungi

  • Species of the day: King Alfred's Cakes

    Species of the day: King Alfred's Cakes

    The kingdom of fungi has captivated humankind for centuries. In a realm with some truly strange names, King Alfred’s Cakes perhaps stands out as one of the most bizarre

  • Fly Agaric

    Fly Agaric

    Fly Agaric was certainly common on Christmas cards in Victorian and Edwardian times, when it was seen as a symbol of good luck.

  • Waxcaps

    Waxcaps

    The brightly-coloured waxcaps are often thought of as the orchids of the fungi kingdom because they are so vibrant and showy, and also quite particular.

  • Fabulous fungi

    Fabulous fungi

    Autumn reveals a wonderful array of fantastic fungi, marvellous mushrooms and tremendous toadstools.

  • Fungi Rainbow

    Fungi Rainbow

    Celebrate the exotic-looking colours of fungi found in Sussex for UK Fungus Day

  • The Devil's Fingers

    The Devil's Fingers

    This terrifying-looking and very smelly alien fungi has been spotted on a Trust nature reserve for the first time.

  • Zero to Hero

    Zero to Hero

    The Deneway nature reserve in Brighton, had no wildlife records, our ecologist visited the site to change that and was surpised at what he found…

  • Fantastic Fungi

    Fantastic Fungi

    Fungi play a vital role in breaking down organic material such as leaf litter and dead animals, returning the resulting nutrients back to the soil.

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