Leucocoprinus ‘white’ Gilled Fungi Habitat and Substrate: . Description: All white with a little bit of a scaley cap. Distinct annulus which moves!
Category Archives: Basidiomycetes (gills)
Austropaxillus muelleri Habitat and Substrate: I’ve seen it growing from Dicksonia antarctica (tree ferns) Description: Quite large funnel shaped fungus with inrolled margins and decurrent, forked gills. Yellowy/golden/browny cap, a bit scaley and can get up to 8cm wide. The stipe is a bit lighter, with gills the same colour.
Mycena viscidocruenta Habitat and Substrate: Lives among the leaf litter Description: Small, blood red fruitbodies, up to about 3-8mm in diameter. One of the first ones to pop up after rain. Stipe about 4cm loong and 1-2mm wide
Mycena ‘tiny, all-white’ Habitat and Substrate: Grows on wood Description: Tiny little all white Mycena sp. with a cap about 5mm across. Distinct gills, all of it almost translucent. Stipe can be up to 8mm long and it has a strong bleach odour.
Macrolepiota clelandii Habitat and Substrate: Grows from the soil Description: These photos were taken by Geoff and I over a period of about a week. We found them when they were small and Geoff went back to check on them, so he did all the hard work really. We never got an I.D on them until
Coprinus comatus Habitat and Substrate: Grows in soil and loves the roadsides and really disurbed areas, sides of tracks etc. Description: Can get up to about 15cm tall and even taller. Starts out as a little shaggy white bud and slowly goes through the stages of a large cylindrical cap, still shaggy and then when it matures
Pholita malicola Habitat and Substrate: Grows in soil but is associated with buried wood. Description: Up to 15cm wide Has a sticky browny yellow cap with a long yellow-brown dry stipe about 2cm wide. When it is young is has a whiteish veil, which is like cobwebby stuff that covers the gills. Likes to grow along roadsides
Mycena interrupta Habitat and Substrate: Grows on dead wood, fallen trees, logs etc in rainforest and wet forests. Description: Up to 15mm wide. Bright blue with a deeper blue spot in the centre, fades as it gets older. White gills. Unmistakable.