I went for a very chilly foray yesterday in North Dean Wood. I went east, from the church along the riverside path. Once again, I was delighted to see the Scarlet Elfcups appearing in ever increasing numbers and brightening up a very, very cold day.  

Elder Whitewash (Hyphodontia sambuci)

Beech Jellydisc (Neobulgaria pura).

Hairy Curtain Crust (Stereum hirsutum).

Jelly Ear (Auricularia auricula-judae).

Jelly Ear (Auricularia auricula-judae).

A forayer holding an enormous Jelly Ear (Auricularia auricula-judae).

Scarlet Elfcups (Sarcoscypha austriaca).

Sycamore Tar Spot (Rhytisma acernium).