NT1977 : Honey fungus rhizomorphs

taken 5 years ago, near to Cramond, Edinburgh, Great Britain

Honey fungus rhizomorphs
Honey fungus rhizomorphs
The black threads typical of Armillaria [honey fungi] that conduct nutrients from within the tree stump, where the fungus mycelium is digesting the wood, to the point where the fruit bodies are being formed - they run between the bark and wood, and are seen when the bark falls off as the stump decays. [rhizo = root; morph = shape or form - so root-like]. For the whole fungus see NT1977 : Fungi on a Sycamore stump.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 November, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 23 November, 2014
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Suburb, Urban fringe  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms  Woodland, Forest 
Place (from Tags)
Edinburgh 
Tree (from Tags)
Sycamore 
Primary Subject of Photo
Fungi 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 1917 7703 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.7652N 3:17.8148W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 1917 7703
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Cramond  Fungus  Honey Fungus  Armillaria  Tree Stump  Rhizomorph 

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