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Plant Pot Dapperling

Leucocoprinus birnbaumii


Dry velvety feel. Faint mushroom aroma, yellow spores on glass, gills shown in image 3


(Image 4) Coastal hills and varied remnant and exotic woods and fields


The potting mix is plain cheap mix plus a soil-conditioning type of potting mix and a kilo of bush sand (Builder's). The plant is South African Fountain Grass Thanks to Mark Ridgeway for the identification. This one is a bit of a thrill to find.

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Plantpot dapperling
Leucoprinus Birnbaumii Colourful Names | Auckland - West

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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

For sure! Experimental fungi might suit your gardening style. Different timbers, lighting, temp, moisture levels etc. I must start some myself before winter pounces again.

StephenSolomons 6 years ago

They add another level to the little garden!!!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

:-) Great to see the development of them. I guess where it is growing from would have been a clue. Not sure why they love pots so much but they're now seeing a lot of the world with that strategy.

StephenSolomons 6 years ago

Thanks Mark, That was fast!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Brilliant series. The Plantpot dapperling.... Leucocoprinus birnbaumii

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NSW, Australia

Spotted on Feb 27, 2015
Submitted on Feb 27, 2015

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