I like mushrooms and I like finding fungus of any type to photograph, so much so that we both keep a close eye out for it and are almost as excited by its discovery as we are when a deer makes an appearance…well OK, maybe excited isn’t really the word.

I know absoulutely nothing about fungus and, having had a root around the internet, it would appear that fungus identification is a pretty complicated art – so I just decided that these must be plate fungus – no idea if that even exists in the fungus world.

Obviously these fungus were interesting because of their size and nutty brown top

Plate FungusHowever, it was the underside of the fungus that interested me the most – the pure, creamy white and ever so clean underneath was some contrast to the top side and it has a really interesting texture.

The underside of the plate fungusThese fungus were found in Rowney Woods

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I'm an amateur photographer who enjoys music. I'm currently the Chairman and Digital Secretary of the Bishops Stortford Camera club and an an LRPS and CPAGB

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