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Mycena clarkeana

Mycena clarkeana


A cluster of very attractive pink mycenas on the trunk of an unknown species of small tree. Caps were about 22mm wide.


National Park rain forest.


Found only in south eastern Australia.
phylum: Basidiomycota
subphylum: Agaricomycotina
class: Agaricomycetes
subclass: Agaricomycetidae
order: Agaricales
family: Mycenaceae

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maplemoth662 6 years ago

Three, beautiful photos....

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

Thanks bg11a1 and ShannaB. Fixed the order :-)

ShannaB 10 years ago

Gorgeous shots, Mark. I really like the third one.

bg11a1 10 years ago


Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

Thanks Jill :)

JillBlack 10 years ago

Great photographic detail thanks for sharing

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

Thanks Kathleen. We are hoping a good fungi season is about to start here.

KathleenMcEachern 10 years ago

Wonderful spotting!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

Thank you Martin and Sergio. My camera made a dreadful grinding noise after these. Let's hope it was the last gasp.

MartinL 10 years ago

What a stunning photo.

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 10 years ago

Great job, Mark.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

Thanks Antonio. Glad you liked them.

Wow Mark,just perfect,congrats and thanks for sharing those beautys

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

Thanks Rob. This species are naturally good lookers.

RobThacker 10 years ago

Beautiful picture Mark

Mark Ridgway
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Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on May 28, 2014
Submitted on May 28, 2014

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