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Date & Time

  2014-06-12 12:30 PM


  -38.549256 , 143.937173 : 166.425 m

Near Lorne VIC 3232, Australia


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  1. zeke1944  This species was seen at Mt Worth by the Fungi group a week earlier. And lo and behold was seen again in the Lorne area on the mentioned date and hasn't been seen since. It grows on the remains of old dead stipes on the trunk of the soft tree fern Dicksonia antartica. It was suggested that it may belong to the Beenakia genus but at this stage it is only speculation. The size was about 30 by 40mm.

    Reply • 22 Aug 2018

  2. John Walter  The Mt Worth specimen referred to was older and darker in colour and the spines have a more feathered look (or that could be just the photo quality). It had a pale brown spore print, hence the link to Beenakia. Other spined resupinate fungi like Steccherinum have white spores. It would be nice to track down at least a Family name for this very interesting specimen.

    Reply • 27 Aug 2018

  3. zeke1944  The third image is the Mt Worth specimen.

    Reply • 04 Sep 2018

NS Observation No. 5B7D4BBDED2A89FCE6000001
Created 2018-08-22 09:42 PM (about 1 year ago)
Created By zeke1944
Updated 2018-09-04 11:50 AM (about 1 year ago)
Updated By zeke1944
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