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Pyronema sp. A

Golden Fire fungus

Pyronema sp. A

Phylum: Ascomycota

Class:    Pezizomycetes

Order:   Pezizales

Family:  Pyronemataceae

Common in recent weeks after fires, growing on burnt wood, usually coarse woody debris as well as stalks of some plants. These fungi are hairless and their coalesceing growth results in an almost continuous mass.

A bright golden robust lumpy species found elevated above the ground on wood and stems of species such as Ghania spp.. As these fungi mature they become creamy coloured and powdery.These are often some of the first species seen after fires.

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Pyronema sp. A (Golden Fire fungus) at Meroo National Park - 8 Jan 2020 by Marg Pyronema sp. A (Golden Fire fungus) at Meroo National Park - 26 Dec 2019 by Marg
Pyronema sp. A (Golden Fire fungus) at Meroo National Park - 8 Jan 2020 by Marg
Pyronema sp. A (Golden Fire fungus) at Meroo National Park - 26 Dec 2019 by Marg

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Species information

  • Pyronema sp. A Scientific name
  • Golden Fire fungus Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive
  • 15.5419941060904m Recorded at altitude

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