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Tuesday, 9 January 2018

Vivid orange resupinate fungus

This strip of vivid orange fungus on a fallen branch was so eye-catching I had to stop the car and photograph it.  It was just SW of Gwernogle, so a central Carmarthenshire record.  It doesn't seem to match anything in Phillips, unless it is bright Stereum hirsutum.  What do people think?


  1. Thanks Sam ---- I think this is Stereum hirsutum in active growh, hence the vivid colour. Fungi can be confusing and, like us, change with age. Good hunting for 2018.

  2. Thanks Philip - what a prosaic result. Never mind. I'll keep looking when I'm back in the county.