Oudemansiella mucida (Schrad.) Höhn.
(porcelain toadstool, porcelain fungus, poached egg toadstool)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesOudemansiella mucida (porcelain toadstool, porcelain fungus, poached egg toadstool)
GenusOudemansiella (a genus of toadstools)
FamilyPHYSALACRIACEAE (a family of chanterelles)
OrderAGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
SubphylumAGARICOMYCOTINA
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Oudemansiella mucida (Porcelain Toadstool, Porcelain Fungus, Poached Egg Toadstool) :
1: Oudemansiella mucida (Porcelain Toadstool, Porcelain Fungus, Poached Egg Toadstool)
8 Nov 2014 OSGR: SU20 50° 50' N, 1° 40' W Vice County: South Hants (VC 11) England
on fallen wood, with red-brown incompatibility layer
Image 1: Fruitbodies on rotting wood showing red-brown incompatibility layer - natural backgroundImage 2: Fruitbodies on rotting wood showing red-brown incompatibility layer - natural background (2)Image 3: Fruitbodies on rotting wood showing red-brown incompatibility layer - natural background (3)Image 4: Fruitbodies - side view showing stipe and gills - natural backgroundImage 5: Fruitbodies - side view showing stipe and gills - natural background (2)Image 6: Fruitbodies - undersides - black backgroundImage 7: Spore print - enlarged - white backgroundImage 8: Spores - magnifiedImage 9: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 10: Spores - stained in cotton blue - magnified
2: Oudemansiella mucida (Porcelain Toadstool, Porcelain Fungus, Poached Egg Toadstool)
28 Sep 1985 OSGR: SU47 51° 30' N, 1° 20' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
on oak
Image 1: Fruitbody - side view showing gills - in situImage 2: Fruitbody - side view showing gills - in situ (2)Image 3: Fruitbody - side view showing gills - lain downImage 4: Fruitbody - top view - in situImage 5: Cap cuticle - magnifiedImage 6: Cheilocystidia - magnifiedImage 7: Pleurocystidia - magnifiedImage 8: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 9: DescriptionImage 10: Description - contd
3: Oudemansiella mucida (Porcelain Toadstool, Porcelain Fungus, Poached Egg Toadstool)
8 Sep 1979 OSGR: TQ02 50° 60' N, 0° 30' W Vice County: West Sussex (VC 13) England
on Beech
Image 1: Candelabra growth formImage 2: Candelabra growth form - undersideImage 3: Gills - close-up
4: Oudemansiella mucida (Porcelain Toadstool, Porcelain Fungus, Poached Egg Toadstool)
9 Oct 1977 OSGR: TQ30 50° 50' N, 0° 10' W Vice County: East Sussex (VC 14) England
Image 1: On beech trunk
5: Oudemansiella mucida (Porcelain Toadstool, Porcelain Fungus, Poached Egg Toadstool)
26 Sep 1976 OSGR: TQ30 50° 50' N, 0° 10' W Vice County: East Sussex (VC 14) England
on stump
Image 1: Clump - oblique view - close-upImage 2: Clump - side view - close-upImage 3: Clump - side view - close-up (2)
6: Oudemansiella mucida (Porcelain Toadstool, Porcelain Fungus, Poached Egg Toadstool)
26 Oct 1975 OSGR: SU98 51° 30' N, 0° 40' W Vice County: Bucks (VC 24) England
on fallen Beech trunk
Image 1: Fruitbodies - young - capsImage 2: Fruitbodies - young - side view
7: Oudemansiella mucida (Porcelain Toadstool, Porcelain Fungus, Poached Egg Toadstool)
28 Sep 1975 OSGR: SD76 54° 10' N, 2° 20' W Vice County: Mid-west Yorks (VC 64) England
Image 1: Old fruitbodies - underside - in situ
8: Oudemansiella mucida (Porcelain Toadstool, Porcelain Fungus, Poached Egg Toadstool)
29 Sep 1968 OSGR: TQ22 51° 0' N, 0° 10' W Vice County: West Sussex (VC 13) England
on Beech
Image 1: Side view

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 3 general literature references relevant to Oudemansiella mucida (Porcelain Toadstool, Porcelain Fungus, Poached Egg Toadstool)

Oudemansiella mucida (Porcelain Toadstool, Porcelain Fungus, Poached Egg Toadstool) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 20 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Oudemansiella mucida (Porcelain Toadstool, Porcelain Fungus, Poached Egg Toadstool)
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