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Guy Edwardes / Clustered Bonnet (Mycena inclinata) in ancient broadleaved beech woodland, New Forest National Park, Hampshire, England, UK, October.
Alex Hyde / Collared earthstar (Geastrum michelianum) on forest floor, dispersing spores. This species disperses its spores when raindrops strike the fruiting body, here the fungus has been tapped with a twig to...
Alex Hyde / Porcelain fungus (Oudemansiella mucida) growing on fallen European beech (Fagus sylvatica). Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK. November.
Alex Hyde / Candlesnuff fungus (Xylaria hypoxylon) growing on a dead twig on the woodland floor. Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK. November.
Robert Thompson / A fallen Sweet chestnut fruit (Castanea sativa) lying on the woodland floor, with a tree trunk covered in Textured lungwort (Lobaria scrobiculata) lichen, UK. October.
Guy Edwardes / Clustered bonnet fungi (Mycena inclinata) in broadleaved woodland, New Forest National Park, Hampshire, England, UK. Focus stacked image. November.
Juergen Freund / Bioluminescent fungi (possibly Omphalotus nidiformis / Pleurotus nidiformis) glowing on tree trunk in rainforest at night, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland, Australia. Highly commended in the Plants an...
Alex Hyde / Commuity of mosses predominately red Sphagnum Moss (Sphagnum sp.), with Reindeer Lichen (Cladonia sp.) growing alongside, in blanket bog. Glen Affric, Scotland, UK. October. Focus stacked image.
Guy Edwardes / Spectacular rustgill (Gymnopilus junonius) at night with rain, New Forest National Park, Hampshire, England, UK. October.
Guy Edwardes / Amethyst deceiver fungus (Laccaria amethystina) amongst moss. New Forest National Park, England, UK. October.
Guy Edwardes / Bonnet mycena fungus (Mycena galericulata) and Holly (Ilex aquifolium) seedling, New Forest National Park, England, UK. October.
Guy Edwardes / Pinwheel mushroom (Marasmius rotula). New Forest National Park, England, UK. October.