NS3983 : Purple Jellydisc Fungus (Ascocoryne sarcoides)

taken 14 years ago, near to Balloch, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Purple Jellydisc Fungus (Ascocoryne sarcoides)
Purple Jellydisc Fungus (Ascocoryne sarcoides)
This very common fungus is found from autumn to winter, and appears as purplish lobes (shown here) when it first emerges from the wood; it later becomes more saucer-like. The photo shows this species growing on the end of a log.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 4 October, 2006   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 7 October, 2008
Geographical Context
Woodland, Forest 
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Place (from Tags)
Whinny Hill Woods 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 393 839 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:1.2656N 4:34.7353W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 393 839
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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