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The fruiting bodies of this very tough woody fungus looked like large rusty nails arising from the ground. The flattened caps ( upto 50 mm across) had concentric rings and were slightly puckered. The underside showed dark reddish brown pores - no white "bloom" as the cap were old. The stems were firm and slightly velvety in dry specimens. Some of the caps had incorporated grass blades ( pic 3).
Spotted on a damp forest floor - mixed natives but mostly young mountain ash ( Eucalyptus regnens)


Date & Time

  2015-07-21 04:44 PM


-37.557963 , 145.881679 : 899.879 m

Near Cambarville VIC 3779, Australia


NS Observation No. 55AE2FEAED2A89158B0008F4
Created 2015-07-21 09:41 PM (about 4 years ago)
Created By Leuba Ridgway
Updated 2015-07-21 09:45 PM (about 4 years ago)
Updated By Leuba Ridgway
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