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Ghost Fungus at FS Private Property

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Omphalotus nidiformis at FS Private Property - 9 Apr 2019
Omphalotus nidiformis at FS Private Property - 9 Apr 2019
Omphalotus nidiformis at FS Private Property - 9 Apr 2019
Omphalotus nidiformis at FS Private Property - 9 Apr 2019

Identification history

Fungus Omphalotus nidiformis 28 Apr 2019 Pam
Fungus Omphalotus nidiformis 14 Apr 2019 Stewart
Fungus Pleurotus sp. 14 Apr 2019 Pam
Unidentified 10 Apr 2019 Stewart

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Pam wrote:
   14 Apr 2019
What a fabulous looking fungus, I've never seen this one before. Beautifully photographed to capture the characteristics to help identify it. This fungus looks very like Omphalotus nidiformus and was apparently growing where this species was seen in the past, though it wasn't luminous!! Therefore I'm going to place it under 'Pleurotus'. A genus that has similarities to Omphalotus, in fact one that species earlier names was Pleurotus nidiformis. Looking foward to hearing if there are any luminous ones appearing near this one.

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Hibbertia scandens (Climbing Guinea flower) at FS Private Property - 5 Nov 2018 by Stewart
Billardiera mutabilis (Snot Berry) at FS Private Property - 5 Nov 2018 by Stewart
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Zaclotathra oligoneura (South-eastern Dead-tree Runner) at FS Private Property - 9 Jul 2018 by Stewart
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Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairy-wren) at FS Private Property - 6 Jun 2018 by Stewart
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at FS Private Property - 24 May 2018 by Stewart
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairy-wren) at FS Private Property - 24 May 2018 by Stewart
Pittosporum revolutum (Large-fruited Pittosporum) at FS Private Property - 18 May 2018 by Stewart
Synoum glandulosum subsp. glandulosum (Scentless Rosewood) at FS Private Property - 18 May 2018 by Stewart
Notelaea longifolia (Large Mock-olive, Large-leaved Olive) at FS Private Property - 18 May 2018 by Stewart
Correa lawrenceana var. cordifolia (Pink Mountain-correa) at FS Private Property - 15 May 2018 by Stewart
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at FS Private Property - 3 Dec 2017 by Stewart
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Rattus fuscipes (Bush Rat) at FS Private Property - 5 Nov 2016 by Stewart

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 9 Apr 2019 Recorded on
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