White lichen on a sweet chestnut tree
Two Rivers Park, Little Rock, Arkansas
Observed at approximately 11:21 AM on September 11th, 2015. Observed in the wooded area surrounding Harlaxton Manor. Large Mushroom-like organism living on a decaying fallen tree. Strange rough and ridged texture on surface.
Observed at approximately on November 19th at approximately 11:03 AM. Observed in the woods surrounding Harlaxton Manor. Large mushroom growing on a fallen tree. White on underside, reddish-Brown on the top. Spores present but as yet not released.
with little red mites crawling on it
On mountain beech tree.
A fungus (/ˈfʌŋɡəs/; plural: fungi or funguses) is a member of a large group of eukaryotic organisms that includes microorganisms such as yeasts and molds (British English: moulds), as well as the more familiar mushrooms. These organisms are classified as a kingdom, Fungi, which is separate from plants, animals, protists and bacteria. One major difference is that fungal cells have cell walls that contain chitin, unlike the cell walls of plants and some protists, which contain...