Richmond, VA. - sub-urban
Rotting out my bathroom floor. Chaetomium. Dry spores are striated but hydrated spores are smooth. I found a good honest floor repairment only $300.
This mold was growing all over beech trees and gave off a sweet scent somewhat like maple syrup. It grows on honeydew produced by scale insects. Some sources say it's called Capnodium fungus, but that name doesn't seem to work here.
Dead man's fingers--peculiar little fungi poking out of a log.
Cluster of small, club-like, black and white fungi growing on fallen branch. Black at base, white at top. Only a few have branching white tips, the others are club-shaped.
Beautiful dark grey heart shaped cap folded on top of a lighter grey stem, seemingly hollowed out in places. Stem resembles slightly opaque melted candle wax. Found growing solo.
Found on a fallen oak branch, with many other lichen species. Spores 7 - 10 µm, 8 per ascus.
Cap: elfin saddle, gray-brown-black
Tentative id. I mean it is lecanorine, right? Growing on artificial stone foundation of some kind.
Several mature specimens found frozen in soil. A little more tan on stem than usual.
Growing in rocky soil around buildings in the organic farm at TESC.
Fruiting bodies associated with Sudden Oak Death, (SOD).
Jelly-like fungus with distinct cap and stem. Collected adjacent to a trail on a slope, growing in humus.
8-10 inches wide; in floodplain on young low ash branches near canopy openings
Growing on a Walnut tree.