The Lost & Found Fungi project - Target Species in upland and montane habitats

Top 100 Candidate species for targeted surveys in upland and montane habitats

Information on the target species will be developed over the coming months. The table below contains those that are already featured in this website...

 

Image (click for images) Species (click for species details)  Brief Description  When to look   Distribution map
Amanita nivalis Ectomycorrhizal with Salix herbacea in montane dwarf shrub communities June-Oct Map
Anthostomella alchemillae Known from dead leaves of Alchemilla alpina. May-Sept Map

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Exobasidium expansum A systemic parasite and pathogen of leaves and shoots of Vaccinium uliginosum (bog bilberry), affecting whole shoots and stems, causing leaves to become slightly stunted or enlarged, mottled pale green to reddish above, and eventually developing a chalk-white hymenium below. Jul-Sept Map
Exobasidium pachysporum A parasite and pathogen of leaves of Vaccinium uliginosum (bog bilberry), causing discrete pink to wine-red leaf spots. Aug-Sept Map
Phaeosphaeria silenes-acaulis A minute perithecial species found on dead leaves and bracts of Silene acaulis. May-Oct Map
Sporomega degenerans Saprobe or weak parasite on wood of Vaccinium uliginosum (bog bilberry). Jun-Jul Map

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith