Weird, Bizarre Fungi in Nature

Challenge #48 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Here's your chance to show us the really weird and wonderful fungi which grow, often sight-unseen. The fungi can be mushrooms, toadstools or other strange growths which defy categorisation. Macro and close-up shots welcome. You may not know what the fungus is, and other entrants or viewers might help identify them. Photos taken outside in the real world are preferred, but for this challenge, you may have had a reason for shooting indoors. Small insects or spiders may be present, but should not dominate the picture. Please NO red-capped amanati muscari, or other commonly photographed mushrooms etc. SIZE: 1,600px MAXIMUM ON LONGER SIDE.
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Red Starfish Fungus
Forest stranger
Neobulgaria pura, beech jelly disc
Yellow fairy cups
Probably Lactarius subumbonatus
Bright little family
A Strange lichen Landscape.
Ramaria Stricta
white mushroom
Identity unknown
Pretty in Pink!
Orange caviar
'Crusty Bread and Jam Fungi'  3
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Strange 'Honeycomb' Fungus
White Fungus on a Tree Trunk.
'Dog's Vomit' Fungus
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