Mushrooms, Art and Artifacts

I love all kinds of mushrooms and fungi in every form.

libutron:

Scutellinia scutellata | ©Tatiana Bulyonkova    (Western Siberia, Russia)
Common names: Eyelash cup, the Molly eye-winker, the Scarlet elf cap, the Wyelash fungus, the Eyelash pixie cup.
Scutellinia scutellata (Pezizales - Pyronemataceae) is a brightly colored cup fungus, recognized by long, stiff, dark-colored marginal cup hairs and a red to orange hymenium. The fruit body 0.5-1.5 cm broad, at first nearly round, becoming disc-shaped, the margin reflexed, sometimes wavy [source]. 
These fruitbodies are about 6 mm wide. Check out the tiny cobweb!

libutron:

Scutellinia scutellata | ©Tatiana Bulyonkova    (Western Siberia, Russia)

Common names: Eyelash cup, the Molly eye-winker, the Scarlet elf cap, the Wyelash fungus, the Eyelash pixie cup.

Scutellinia scutellata (Pezizales - Pyronemataceae) is a brightly colored cup fungus, recognized by long, stiff, dark-colored marginal cup hairs and a red to orange hymenium. The fruit body 0.5-1.5 cm broad, at first nearly round, becoming disc-shaped, the margin reflexed, sometimes wavy [source]. 

These fruitbodies are about 6 mm wide. Check out the tiny cobweb!

libutron:

Parmelina quercina | ©arlanda   (Madrid, Spain)
Parmelina quercina is a lichen frequent on bark in oak woodlands, but rare on rock, with distribution in the pantemperate region, particularly those with Mediterranean climates.
Fungi - Ascomycota - Lecanoromycetes - Lecanorales - Parmeliaceae - Parmelina - P. quercina

libutron:

Parmelina quercina | ©arlanda   (Madrid, Spain)

Parmelina quercina is a lichen frequent on bark in oak woodlands, but rare on rock, with distribution in the pantemperate region, particularly those with Mediterranean climates.

Fungi - Ascomycota - Lecanoromycetes - Lecanorales - Parmeliaceae - Parmelina - P. quercina

rhamphotheca:

Fantastic Fungi: The Forbidden Fruit

An excerpt from the feature documentary by Louie Schwartzberg following notable mycologist, Paul Stamets, as he discusses the important role mushrooms play in the survival and health of the earth and human species.