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  • Cordyceps spp.

    27 Mar 2016-38.5,143.9zeke1944

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    1. zeke1944  This species is listed as Cordyceps taylorii in Gatesp219. However C taylorii is also featured as a large species in the mould of C robertsii some thete must be some doubt on the Identity. The specimen shown here was about 2 to 3 cm high.

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  • Parasola plicatilis Pleated Inkcap

    12 Jul 2018-38.3,144.7Bernie Lingham

    Single specimen <5cm, growing in sandy soil and damp moss. Area was quite moist after a couple of days of consistent rain. Caladenia sp. leaf (possibly C. parva) on the left in the image.

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    1. Lorraine Phelan  Lovely. I've just edited mine as Parasola plicatilis which I think is a synonym of Coprinus plicatilis.

      Reply • 20 Aug

    2. Bernie Lingham  Noted thanks Lorraine. You'll see I've edited this observation to the same species.

      Reply • 20 Aug

    3. zeke1944  Careful this image could be Parasola virgulicolens a species which is often found as a single specimen in dryer areas and has a grainy cap. P plicatilis tend to be whitish and a bit shiny.

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    4. John Walter  Great image. Sorry, I am caught up with other work for a few days but I suggest you download the Perth Field Book - www.wanaturalists.org.au/files/2011/11/FieldBook_2017-Edn-final.pdf - This has a number of Coprinus species not covered in the average guide book and will provide some insight. I do not think this is Parasola, but the slightly hairy stipe and veil remains on the cap should help with ID. The UK has around 65 species of Inkcap whereas our guidebooks have listed only half a dozen or so. I will look at these posts properly when I get time later in the week.

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  • Unidentified

    22 Jun 2012-38.3,144.1zeke1944

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    1. zeke1944  Isaria sp. This name was given to us by the Her barium, Seen several times in the Anglesea area

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  • Cordyceps spp.

    27 Jul 2018-38.5,143.9zeke1944

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    1. zeke1944  Larger specimen found in the Pennyroyal area. May belong to C gunnii but have never seen this shape and size in that species.

      Reply • 20 Aug

  • Cordyceps spp.

    03 Sep 2017-38.5,143.9zeke1944

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    1. zeke1944  Smaller than any known species and a different color.

      Reply • 20 Aug

  • Ramaria spp.

    11 Jul 2012-38.4,144.3zeke1944

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    1. zeke1944  Ramaria abietina. Rare is Australia. Only found in 2 sites in Victoria.

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  • Parasola plicatilis Pleated Inkcap

    16 Aug 2018-38.3,144.2Lorraine Phelan

    Tiny. Growing next to, or possibly on, dung.

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    1. zeke1944  Coprinus spp. species id suggested

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    2. zeke1944  I know this species as Coprinus plicatilis.

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    3. Bernie Lingham  Lorraine, I found a similar fungus at Sorrento back in July. At the time I had a ? about the ID but wondered if it might be Coprinus plicatilis (based on info in the FNCV fungi booklets). I'll post my photo shortly.

      Reply • 20 Aug

    4. Lorraine Phelan  Thankyou Bernie and Zeke for your help. I'll edit the heading.

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    5. Lorraine Phelan  Could the admins add this species to the database please.

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    6. Lorraine Phelan  Is it syn. Parasola plicatilis?

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    7. John Walter  Sorry, I am caught up with other work for a few days but I suggest you download the Perth Field Book - www.wanaturalists.org.au/files/2011/11/FieldBook_2017-Edn-final.pdf - This has a number of Coprinus species not covered in the average guide book and will provide some insight. I do not think this is Parasola.

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  • Coltricia cinnamomea

    16 Aug 2018-38.3,144.2Lorraine Phelan

    Two images. Coltricia sp.?

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    1. John Walter  Yes, Coltricia cinnamomea in the older texts and now listed as Coltricia australica in Gates & Ratkowsky. ALA has not yet adopted the new name and when reviewing the paper I note it is based on one specimen collected in Tasmania which was separated from C. cinnamomea on spore size and DNA analysis. The researcher then compared to the DNA to one specimen held in the Melbourne Herbarium which suggested the two were closely related. Both these specimens were phylogenetically well segregated from other Coltricia species. I am not sure Tom May would consider two specimens a significant enough sample on which to adopt a full reclassification of Australian material and I would leave the name as C. cinnamomea for now.

      Reply • 20 Aug

  • Entoloma spp.

    15 May 2014-38.6,143.9zeke1944

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    1. zeke1944  Entoloma tomentosolilacium take 2

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    2. zeke1944  Entoloma tomentosolilacium take two.

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    3. John Walter  This set is closer to what I was expecting to see and the lower left image shows the silky fibrillose stipe and white basal tomentum. Gates gives the cap size as 5 - 15 diameter and the cap is described as lilac-grey to greyish ruby. The stipes look very dark in the upper image. One thing I have noticed after working through the images in The Entolomataceae of Tasmania, is that there is a lot of variation in colour with many species. The combination of the tomentose cap, fibrillose stipe, located on wood etc. all points to E. tomentosolilacinum. Could Entoloma tomentosolilacinum be added to the dataset please.

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  • Entoloma uliginicola

    18 May 2017-38.7,143.4John Walter

    Four images. A more intense colour form than the earlier post.

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  • Clitopilus spp.

    30 Apr 2014-38.6,143.9zeke1944

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    1. zeke1944  Clitopilus pseudopiperatus gates p43

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    2. John Walter  Could Clitopilus pseudopiperitus please be added to the dataset, this species is listed on ALA under its synonym Rhodocybe pseudopiperita. (correct spelling is ~piperitus)

      Reply • 19 Aug

  • Entoloma spp.

    17 Jun 2017-38.5,144.1zeke1944

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    1. zeke1944  Entoloma pitereka. Found at Moggs Crekk. Has a distinctive rhizomorph.

      Reply • 19 Aug

    2. John Walter  The white rhizomorphs spreading across the wood are characteristic of the species and readily separate this from the similar looking, and also pink-spored, Clitopilus hobsonii. Could Entoloma pitereka be added to the dataset.

      Reply • 19 Aug

  • Unidentified

    16 Aug 2018-38.3,144.2Lorraine Phelan

    Galls on Cassytha sp.

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  • Unidentified

    12 Apr 2014-37.4,144.3John Walter

    4 Images. This is Clitocybula sp. "Streaky Yellow", a little scruffy on top due to the heavy rain.

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  • Ichneumonidae spp. Ichneumon Wasp

    01 Aug 2018-37.6,144.9Jeff Triplett

    Wasp doing absolutely nothing on a small gum, probably a bit cold!

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  • Entoloma aromaticum

    03 Sep 2017-38.5,143.9zeke1944

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    1. zeke1944  A common species found on litter. Has a sweet scent not unlike bubblegum

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    2. John Walter  The translucently striate cap with the prominent nipple-like umbo make this easier to identify than many other Entoloma species.

      Reply • 19 Aug

  • Unidentified

    12 Aug 2017-37.6,144.9Jeff Triplett

    More bud galls on Black Wattle. I have only seen this sort once. I think they might be caused by Asphondylia glabrigerminis. Species is described in P Kolesik, RJ Adair, G Eick (2010) "Six new species of Asphondylia (Diptera:Cecidomyiidae) damaging flower buds and fruit of Australian Acacia (Mimosaceae", Systematic Entomology 35:250–267. There are some poorly reproduced photos in Adair, R.J., Burgess, T., Serdani, M. and Barber, P. (2009) Fungal associations in Asphondylia (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) galls from Australia and South Africa: implications for biological control of invasive acacias. Fungal Ecology, 2 (3). pp. 121-134.

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  • Unidentified

    12 Aug 2017-37.6,144.9Jeff Triplett

    More Dasineura rubiformis galls, together with immature ungalled seed pods. This colour is more common in the park

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  • Unidentified

    11 May 2017-37.6,144.9Jeff Triplett

    These are bud galls on Black Wattle, which I believe are caused by Dasineura rubiformis. The species is described in Kolesik, P., Adair, R.J., and Eick, G (2005) "Nine new species of Dasineura (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) from flowers of Australian Acacia (Mimosaceae)", Systematic Entomology 30:454-479. You can find photos on the web from south africa and portugal since this species has been released for biological control of black wattle. It was found not to affect the growth of plantation trees, but drastically reduces seed production and therefore invasiveness. Species is fairly common in Woodlands Historic Park.

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    1. David Francis  I'll add the species to the database if you are confident of the species. I can also add the genus only if you want to play safe

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      • Jeff Triplett  I am not sure anything can be identified to "professional standard" from a photo but rubiformis seems to be the only one in the paper that matches. Adair did a pretty comprehensive search for galls on the invasive acacia so there are unlikely to be any undescribed species on A. mearnsii. I say call it rubiformis until one of the professionals sees it and contradicts!

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    2. David Francis  Sound thinking, Jeff. I'll add the species to the database when I get back to my desk later in the week.

      Reply • 20 Aug

  • Entoloma spp.

    12 Jun 2014-38.5,143.9zeke1944

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    1. zeke1944  Entoloma tomentosolilacium This name was Tentatively given by Genevieve Gates. It is quite a common species in Victoria that grows on wood, mostly fallen logs.

      Reply • 18 Aug

    2. John Walter  I can see why Gates was tentative. It does have a tomemtose cap and it is on wood which is unusual for Entoloma and I guess you could see some lilac in the stipe. I see no metallic lilac in the cap however and the shape is quite different from Gates' photos appearing in the Noordeloos and Gates paper in Persoonia in 2007, and in the 2012 book on Tasmanian Entoloma. You can readily download the paper as a pdf by Googling "Preliminary Studies in the Genus Entoloma in Tasmania", refer plate 20. Part 1 was in 2007 and Part 2 appeared in 2009. The book is more comprehensive but the pdf papers are free. I can be a bit forgiving when it comes to colour but the big broad umbo makes this one look quite different.

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    3. zeke1944  Have posted the other time I have found this in the Otways. It generally does not have an umbo and the specimen of the initial image is probable unusual it was also on a very juicy log and quite vigorous.

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      • John Walter  Sorry to be a pain, but if the second set is a different time and location then it is best done as a separate post. This set is closer to what I was expecting to see and the lower left image shows the silky fibrillose stipe and white basal tomentum. Gates gives the cap size as 5 - 15 diameter and the cap is described as lilac-grey to greyish ruby.

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  • Entoloma uliginicola

    05 Jun 2014-38.5,144.0zeke1944

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    1. zeke1944  Seen near Grassy Creek on litter. Gates p79

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    2. John Walter  See also my post showing the other end of the colour spectrum.

      Reply • 19 Aug

  • Apiomorpha urnalis Eucalyptus melliodora Yellow Box

    06 Apr 2018-37.6,144.9Jeff Triplett

    Female galls on Yellow Box. Counted at least 40 on a 2m high sapling. Almost all straight sided, just a few more bulbous. The longest was 20mm. Bulbous gall in the photo is 16mm long and about 6mm diameter.

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  • Entoloma spp.

    24 Apr 2014-38.5,143.9zeke1944

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    1. zeke1944  Entoloma stramineopallescens Gates p78

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    2. John Walter  Could Entoloma stramineopallescens be added to the dataset please.

      Reply • 19 Aug

  • Gymnogaster boletoides

    12 Jun 2014-38.5,143.9zeke1944

    Bolete truffle. Seen several times near the Sheoaks picnic area. Aprox 2 cm diam Not often found.

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    1. John Walter  What a great find!

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  • Conchomyces bursiformis

    11 May 2015-38.5,143.9zeke1944

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    1. zeke1944  Easily confused with Crepdotus spp. Differs in that it has a short stipe and a White sporeprint.

      Reply • 19 Aug

  • Coltriciella dependens

    31 Jul 2016-38.4,144.1zeke1944

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    1. zeke1944  Coltriciella dependens species id suggested

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    2. zeke1944  Usually found under fallen timber. Mostly burnt

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    3. John Walter  I note you have used the close up image and a closer view of the clump on the lower left in a FNCV report for a foray on 31/7/2016 to Kinglake NP - Masons Falls. This is the same date as this posting however you advise this is in the Otways. Can you confirm the location please. It is the aim of this site to accurately record species, location, date and time in a useful database and this is reflected in these groups also. If using composite images, they should be of the same specimen or group and definately the same location. Cheers

      Reply • 19 Aug

    4. John Walter  I have seen other images of this species of yours from Anglesea and suspect you have got your images mixed up. The other Anglesea record was dated 18/5/2014 but it plots to a different location. Cheers

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    5. zeke1944  Must have overwritten the record for that location. At the moment I can't find it in 50,000 images 18/5 was in the Grampians. Watch this space. Others submitted look OK Cheers R

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      • John Walter  Thanks, these records get scooped up by ALA so we are trying our hardest to keep things accurate.

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  • Entoloma spp.

    22 May 2014-38.6,143.8zeke1944

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    1. zeke1944  Entoloma brevispermum Gates p67

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    2. zeke1944  Entoloma spp. species id suggested

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    3. John Walter  This is almost identical to an image of this species in Noordeloos & Gates, The Entolomataceae of Tasmania. Could Entoloma brevispermum be added to the database please.

      Reply • 18 Aug

    4. Cathy Powers  Entoloma brevispermum added to dataset.

      Reply • 21 Aug

  • Camarophyllus spp.

    13 May 2011-38.5,143.9zeke1944

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    1. zeke1944  Camarophyllus spp. species id suggested

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    2. John Walter  I am not sure there is enough evidence to record it as Camarophyllopsis kearneyi. It clearly looks to be a Camarophyllopsis species, but the stipe seems too pale and we cannot see the full upper surface of the pileus to confirm the darker centre. Young describes the pileus margin as crenulate and shows it strongly so in his line drawing however his image in the same publication indicates this is not a constant feature. The correct genus is Camarophyllopsis, not Camarophyllus. Could Camarophyllopsis spp. be added to the database please.

      Reply • 18 Aug

    3. zeke1944  There is an image in one of Tony Young's books which looks a lot like this. Have posted another image of a more mature specimen

      Reply • 19 Aug

    4. Cathy Powers  Camarophyllopsis spp. added to dataset.

      Reply • 21 Aug

  • Lamprospora tuberculata

    16 Aug 2018-38.3,144.2Lorraine Phelan

    Growing on sand on a burnt log with mosses. Lamprospora tuberculata = Octospora tuberculata according to Gates & Ratkowsky.

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    1. John Walter  Gates followed Index Fungorum with her species names but not all authorities have adopted changes listed there. The accepted name locally still appears to be Lamprospora tuberculata

      Reply • 18 Aug

  • Chlorovibrissea melanochlora

    03 Jul 2014-38.5,143.9zeke1944

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    1. zeke1944  Found in wet gullies on large fallen logs

      Reply • 18 Aug