Albugo tragopogonis and Puccinia lagenophorae on leaves of Senecio vulgaris.
Perhaps this is just Coleosporium tussilaginis, like I usually find on Senecio glomeratus, but the crown like way that these fruit bodies are erupting looks more like Puccinia lagenophorae.
Under redwoods on damp moss-covered cliff. About 2" high.
Large, the biggest were about 12" across. One photo shows the tip of my shoe for scale. In a meadow in the shade of a large oak log. Other smaller/younger ones are more the classic mushroom shape.
As big as a dinner plate...
About 2" high, broad base. Several of them under mixed oak/conifers.
Basidiomycota /bəˌsɪdi.ɵmaɪˈkoʊtə/ is one of two large phyla that, together with the Ascomycota, constitute the subkingdom Dikarya (often referred to as the "higher fungi") within the kingdom Fungi. More specifically the Basidiomycota include these groups: mushrooms, puffballs, stinkhorns, bracket fungi, other polypores, jelly fungi, boletes, chanterelles, earth stars, smuts, bunts, rusts, mirror yeasts, and the human pathogenic yeast Cryptococcus. Basically, Basidiomycota are filamentous fungi composed of hyphae (except for yeasts), and reproducing sexually via the formation...