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Lichenomphalia chromacea

Description:

In moss and growing to about 30mm tall and 18mm wide. Radial texture with a relatively deep central depression on the cap. Very sparse and simple gills same colour as cap. Mycelia showing at the foot.

Habitat:

Next to a walking track in a nature reserve.

Notes:

"It is thought by some mycologists that it is likely Omphalina chromacea may be the fungal component of a lichen (a symbiosis between an alga and a fungus). The alga is most likely Coccomyxa." - http://australianfungi.blogspot.com.au/2...
http://bie.ala.org.au/species/Omphalina+...
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2 Comments

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 7 years ago

Fantastic spotting, Mark. Beautiful mushies.

RexFantastic
RexFantastic 7 years ago

Beautiful little mushrooms.

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jul 23, 2014
Submitted on Jul 23, 2014

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