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World of Fungi

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When we see a fungus above ground, we are actually only seeing about 10% of the whole organism called the "fruiting body" as 90% of it is underground as the "roots" or the mycelium. Depending on their food-source, fungi is either a Sapotroph or Parasite. Some have restricted distributions while others have broad ranges. The best time to search for fungal fruiting bodies is during the cooler, wet months. That's the time to go for walks with your camera and to capture these intriguing organisms at their best.

  • John Eichler identified a sighting

    Sighting 'Mohawk fungus' (Image 1 rotated)

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    Sighted 29 Nov 2018
    John Eichler 3 December 2018
    Septobasidium clelandii
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Fungi: Basidiomycota: Septobasidiales: Septobasidiaceae: Septobasidium: clelandii
    Common Names: Fungi, Fungi
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  • John Eichler added a sighting

    'Mohawk fungus' (Image 1 rotated)

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    Sighted 29 Nov 2018
    Antechinus Track, Gembrook VIC 3783, Australia

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  • Geoff Boyes identified a sighting

    Sighting Amanita xanthocephala

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    Sighted 30 Nov 2018
    Geoff Boyes 2 December 2018
    Amanita xanthocephala
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    Taxonomy: Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricales: Agaricaceae: Amanita: xanthocephala
    Common Names: Fungi, Gilled mushrooms
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  • Geoff Boyes added a sighting

    Amanita xanthocephala

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    Sighted 30 Nov 2018
    Murrindindi Scenic Reserve, Murrindindi Rd, Murrindindi VIC 3717, Australia

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  • Geoff Boyes added a sighting

    Amanita sp. fungi

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    Sighted 29 Nov 2018
    Murrindindi Scenic Reserve, Murrindindi Rd, Murrindindi VIC 3717, Australia

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  • Geoff Boyes added a sighting

    Unidentified Puffball fungi

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    Sighted 29 Nov 2018
    Murrindindi Scenic Reserve, Murrindindi Rd, Murrindindi VIC 3717, Australia

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  • Reiner Richter identified a sighting

    Sighting unknown fungus 7mm

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    Sighted 1 Nov 2015
    Reiner Richter 3 November 2018
    Helotiales
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    Taxonomy: Fungi: Ascomycota: Helotiales
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  • Reiner Richter identified a sighting

    Sighting Unknown Hairy Disc

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    Sighted 18 Dec 2015
    Reiner Richter 3 November 2018
    Helotiales
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    Taxonomy: Fungi: Ascomycota: Helotiales
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  • Reiner Richter identified a sighting

    Sighting Its Happened Again

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    Sighted 25 Mar 2016
    Reiner Richter 3 November 2018
    Helotiales
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    Taxonomy: Fungi: Ascomycota: Helotiales
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  • Reiner Richter identified a sighting

    Sighting Black Coral Fungus

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    Sighted 6 Apr 2016
    Reiner Richter 3 November 2018
    Clavariaceae
    (family)
    Taxonomy: Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricales: Clavariaceae
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