Oliver, Peachysteve and myself had a short walk around the wood and we found some lovely Jellydiscs and a really attractive Yellow Shield amongst others things besides.

Beech Jellydisc (Neobulgaria pura).

Glistening Inkcap (Coprinellus micaceus).

Purple Jellydisc (Ascocoryne cylichnium) – above and below.

Spores 19- 25 x 4.5 -6

Yellow Shield (Pluteus chrysophaeus) above and all images below.

Free gills.

Cap finely wrinkled at the centre.

Cheilocystidia utriform/bottle shaped.

Cap cuticle consists of spherical cells whereas the P.leoninus are filamentous.


Spores 5.5-6.5 x 4.5-5