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Melanotus hepatochrous

Melanotus hepatochrous


Beautiful tiny resupinate fungi about 12mm diameter with smooth tan 'tops' and a pale tan colour to the gills. Spores turned out to be dark brown-purple. Note tiny pale stipe/stub at centres.


Growing intermittently along a small (12mm) wet, dead branch of a local shrub species. (Yet to be ID'd) Within very tall eucalyptus rain forest.


ID from Fuhrer Sometimes called 'False brown crep' Distribution

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Mark Ridgway
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Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on May 21, 2013
Submitted on May 22, 2013

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