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No idea about fungi! :) Larger one possibly 10cm in diameter. Found near the Noosa River, Cooloola National Park.


RandyL. 6 years ago

Amanita section Lepidella, not sure which species exactly.

Beautiful! it looks made from Plaster of Paris (POP). :))

manuelariasarias77 7 years ago

Beautiful photos, beautiful fungi!

suzmonk 7 years ago

Nice job, beautiful mushrooms.

NathBig 8 years ago

Thanks everyone.

RiekoS 8 years ago

@duneanuVlad. I also read article about huge pink slug. It is amazing.....

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Really beautiful series of this mushroom at just the right moment!

DanielRowson 8 years ago

Looks like an iced cake on a stand - brilliant spotting!

CorduneanuVlad 8 years ago

:) Pfff... 15 out of 250... that still leaves you with a lot of species. Who knows, maybe there are some unidentified ones and this is one of them. Nevertheless, new species are still being discovered in Australia. Just a few weeks ago there was this pink slug. ;)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Yes the usual problem Vlad... Nobody has seen A Strobiliformis in Australia. Still, 250,000 estimated species here and only about 15,000 identified so far... we're all sure to find many unknowns.

CorduneanuVlad 8 years ago

I agree, Mark Ridgway, it is an Amanita but I would say it's Amanita Strobiliformis by the looks because A. Ananiceps is brownish, this one is white. I don't know if A. Strobiliformis grows in Australia, but if this would grow at the edge of the forest, I would say that this is it.

RiekoS 8 years ago

Nice and interesting.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

So beautiful ! I love the veil remnants around the margin - apart from spotting them at the right time, you have also managed to get great shots of them !!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Have a look at Amanita ananiceps maybe

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Incredible !! Agaricus.....

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Gympie, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on May 31, 2013
Submitted on Jun 14, 2013

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