Colourful Fungus - Velvet-Top Fungus

In a previous post where I went for a lunch time walk around where I work, I came across the following fungus growing on an old stump of a Norway Pine (Pinus resinosa).

A Lunchtime Walk on the Path
I have discovered what it is - it is called Velvet-Top Fungus (Phaeolus schweinitzii).

A Lunchtime Walk on the Path

Phew. I'll be able to sleep at night now.

Cheers,

Mungo

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