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Resupinatus fungus

Resupinatus sp


Small grey slightly gelatinous open bells about 10mm wide. The gills were a bright white.


Spotted on a woody dry creeper in a damp Eucalyptus forest.


Need to look for an ID for this species of Resupinatus. - ? R.cinerascens, which is said to start off tomentose (hairy) then becoming less so. They are said to darken with age, have translucent gelatinous flesh.

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Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

Thanks gully.moy. Most of what I know about Fungi is from Project Noah and people like you who help. It's good to have an opportunity to discuss the various features of fungi - makes you want to learn more. I do appreciate your help and time !!

gully.moy 7 years ago

I see what you mean. I think you may be correct with Resupinatus. I am by no means a Crepidotus expert either just trying to help and learn :-)

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

Thanks for the suggestion gully.moy but all my sources on Aussi fungi suggest that it is a Resupinatus - I am just not sure about the species. I am by no means an expert on Crepidotus but I understand that they have eccentric stipe or point of attachment, if sessile. The entire fruiting body in my spotting hung totally free of the stem they were growing from.

gully.moy 7 years ago

I don't know R. cinerascens, but looking on Google, the flesh colour appears to be darker. Perhaps it's a Crepidotus species.

Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on May 21, 2013
Submitted on May 24, 2013

Spotted for Mission

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