Fungi grow in different areas of the garden where the specific growing environment for that fungus is found. In our “What is that Fungus in my Garden” key, shown at the top of each page are photographs of that fungi, followed by the environment where that fungus is most likely to be found and some brief notes about the fungus.
Mushrooms, toadstools, brackets, earthstars, puffballs, leathers, corals, jellies etc. are all referred to as fungi.
In these pages, you will find:
- An Introduction to Fungi What are fungi?
- What is that Fungus in my Garden? A simple key to help identify some common garden fungi.
- Index of Fungi in this Guide A list of species mentioned in these pages.
- Resources Some useful publications and links.
This is not intended as a scientific document. Appropriate scientific information can be found in the texts listed as references.