Here are some photographs of mosses, lichens and fungi taken in the last days of 2013. I'm not an expert on fungi, so I can't identify many of them. I just enjoy photographing them.
Friends tell me that this is Ascocoryne Sarcoides , aka "Purple jellydisc":
Here it is in close-up:
I know this next one. It is Auricularia Auricula-judae aka "Jew's Ear Fungus".
Seen in close-up it almost seems to have veins:
This ancient log had a carpet of moss along its top.
Here are some close-ups of the moss:
This yellow stuff might possibly be a type of Slime Mould, or maybe a lichen rather than a fungus.
I think this one is Trametes Versicolor, aka "Turkey-tail Fungus":
I'm going to finish where I began, simply because I just love this purple-coloured one:
Anyone fancy a Jelly Bean...?