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Galerina

Galerina patagonica

Description:

Attractive clump of toffee coloured caps with slight convexity, a small discrete umbo and rolled in margins. Gills were a pale brown. these must have been covered by a thin cortina which could be seen tearing-off some of the younger caps (pic 3). The remnants of a brown spore-stained cortina could be seen as a wispy annulus around the stipe. The stipe below the annulus was a dark brown with white fibrils.

Habitat:

Spotted groiwng as a clump on dead wood in a forest with mixed native trees.

Notes:

Family: Strophariaaceae
Found in Australia, New Zealand and Patagonia (Gondwanan distribution).

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jul 18, 2015
Submitted on Jul 19, 2015

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