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Conchomyces

Conchomyces bursiformis

Description:

This slightly leathery mushroom was a beautiful dark blue-grey in colour. The cap was about 50 mm wide with an eccentric attachment via a short blue-grey stipe. The white gills were adnexed ( curved close to the cap) and some f them appeared to fork nearer the margin (pic 2).

Habitat:

Spotted growing on a fallen rotting eucalypt log on the beach - inlet/ Snowy River estuary.

Notes:

These fruiting bodies can be differentiated from Crepidotus by their white gills.
Family: Tricholomataceae

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on May 16, 2017
Submitted on May 21, 2017

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