Microfungi as a group are ubiquitous but not often noticed. The photograph below of Golovinomyces fischeri shows conidiophores, on the underside of the leaf of a plant of Senecio vulgaris, which are less than one tenth of a millimetre tall.
The epiphyte Lecania cyrtella growing on the barkf of Salix x fragilis on the bank of the River Gaunless near Henknowle.
A record of the vascular plants, bryophytes, lichens and microscopic fungi found in the Bishop Auckland area.
Welcome to Bishop Auckland Flora and Fungi
Bishop Auckland is an expanding market town situated between the River Wear and the River Gaunless in County Durham. A tributary of the Wear, the river Gaunless, flows to the South and East of the town. The 2001 UK Census reported the population at over 24,000 inhabitants.