Sunday Fungi: Fungal Art

I don’t claim to identify this fungus with utter confidence, but I’d hazard a guess at the Hairy Curtain Crust. No, I’m not kidding; that is its name. As with the other curtains and resupinate crusts, it becomes particularly visible in drenching wet weather. And we had plenty of that this autumn past.

Swollen squiggles… quite artistic: 1st Oct 2019

The photo above gives no idea of its size. So… this is how it looks as you pass it by…

Long shot… on a different log

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25 Responses to Sunday Fungi: Fungal Art

  1. Violet Lentz says:

    Sounds, and looks especially in the close up like something that might seek to take over the world. Augh!!!!!

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  2. Lynn Love says:

    I like the abstract image at the top. As you say, beautiful event though it’s a bit odd and swollen looking ! You never cease to amaze me how many different fungi you find

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  3. Jen Goldie says:

    Thanks Crispina. It’s always interesting to see what kind of mushrooms you discover. You’re right. They do look acrylic. Hope you had a good day. 🙂

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  4. Dale says:

    I’m with Lynn… I am amazed weekly by you, Crispina.

    And that first shot could be framed!

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  5. In the zoomed out pic, it’s like the tree is bleeding ting bits of ramen noodles.

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  6. Joy Pixley says:

    How wonderfully weird! In the close-up shot, it looks like an alien invader from a horror movie.

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  7. Ramyani Bhattacharya says:

    Wow. Looks really beautiful! Especially the name is unique 😁

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