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Heterotextus miltinus

Heterotextus miltinus


Tiny yellow wave shaped jellies growing on an old mossy stick of pomaderris species. Largest bodies were about 12mm wide.


Roadside in a mountain national park. Very dense, wet forest.


Thanks TheMiesMeister...
previously spotted here in a drier form

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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Thanks for that Michel. I had forgotten about this one. Yes I agree Heterotextus is very likely. I have been recently talking to another local fungi guy and he said the same thing (Heterotextus miltinus) but I forgot to come back to this one.

MichelBeeckman 6 years ago

I have found a plausible answer!!!! The name, I think, of this amazing mushroom is: Heterotextus.
Author and founder of FUNGI magazine and wellknown myco-enthousiast Britt Bunyard posted a comment on a photo made by Jeff Gibson. The photo shows a mushroom looking exactly like your spotting! Britt calls it Heterotexta in the comment, but I couldn't get any hits. I found out it should be Heterotextus instead. Here's the link:

MichelBeeckman 6 years ago

Awesome shape, colour and texture, Mark! Great find. I'm very curious to know what it could be. I have very very little knowledge about Asco's, especially those cool looking exotic ones.

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on May 22, 2014
Submitted on May 23, 2014

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