Ingoldian Fungi from a former industrial site in Yorkshire, England

Yeates C.

Vol. 11 (6) – 24 December 2019

doi: 10.25664/art-0283

 Open Access


Abstract: An account is given of a particularly rich collection from a foam sample taken from a site in Yorkshire, England. This collection gives an interesting example of the anthropogenic effects on fungal diversity caused by former industrial activity in a country where “natural” habitats are increasingly scarce. Several of the fungi identified have few British records, and one has apparently never been seen since its original collection in Portugal in March 2001

The study of freshwater aquatic fungi, which mostly fall into the categories of “Aquatic Hyphomycetes” or “Ingoldian Fungi” offers a fascinating opportunity for the amateur mycologist with access to a good quality compound microscope […]

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