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Cortinarius sp.?

Cortinarius sp.?

Description:

Large golden-yellow/brown agaric mushroom, possibly Cortinarius sp. Approximately 15 cms in diameter with fairly large, deep gills, and no ring (that I could see). Smooth glossy cap, almost metallic in appearance. From a distance I thought it was a discarded can, the way it was glistening in the sunlight. Only one specimen found in area. Growing amongst eucalyptus leaf litter.

Habitat:

Bungoona Track in Bald Rock National Park, NSW. Native eucalypt forest.

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2 Comments

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 5 years ago

Thanks, Randy. I'll check it out.

RandyL.
RandyL. 5 years ago

Probably a Cortinarius sp.

Neil Ross
Spotted by
Neil Ross

NSW, Australia

Spotted on Jun 2, 2015
Submitted on Jun 17, 2015

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