29 August 2021

A selection of excellent photos taken at the Cemetery has been received from Jonathan Prior, who has given us permission to display on our website.

Turkey tail (Trametes versicolor)

Fungi Walk - 8 September 2018

The following species were spotted on a walk organised by Poppy Nicol of the Global Gardens Project.

Milky Cone Cap - Conocybe apala (A) Lagi Spore
Sepia Bolete Giant Polyspore
Lurid Bolete - Boletus luridus Lesser Puffball
The Deceiver - Laccaria laccata Common Fieldcap - Agrocybe pediades

(A) Photo by (

Fungi Spottings - Weekly Walk 18 September 2018

I have no idea what these are, but the recent wet weather seems to brought out a load of fungi fruits. Any help on identification, please contact us on E-mail:

Other sightings at Cathays Cemetery

The following species have been seen at different times in the Cemetery:

Plums & Custard (Tricholomopsis Rutilans) (1) Sulphur Tuft (Hypholoma Fasiculare) (1)
Common Puffball (Lycoperdon Perlatum) (1) Coral Fungus (Ramarai Pallida) (1)
Common Inkcap (Coprinus Atramentarius) (1) Common Funnel Cap (Clitocybe Gibba) (1)
Wrinkled Club (Clavulina Rugosa) Waxcap (Hygrocybe insipida) (1)
Smokey Spindles (Clavaria fumosa) (1) Apricot Club (Clavulinopsis luteoalba) (1)
Common Funnel Cap (Clitocybe gibba) (1) Pink or Ballerina waxcap (Hygrocybe calyptriformis) (1)
Butter waxcap (Hygrocybe ceracea) (1) Clouded Funnel or Clouded Agaric (Clitocybe nebularis) (1)

(1) Photo by Annie Irving (

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