Photographs of Australian macro fungi found principally in New South Wales, and South East Australia by Jamie Derkenne. High resolution images are freely available upon request. All fungi images on this site may be used without charge so long as they are attributed. Use the search function to look for particular species or keywords. (eg Boletus in soil). The accuracy of the names or descriptions is in no way guaranteed. If you think something has been mis-identified, please contact me.
Unknown speciesUnknown species NSW, Sydney, West Pymble, Gloucester Avenue Fire trial, Lane Cove National Park in soil in Eucalypt forest, growing in large groups with bases joined June 25, 2006. Cap width 70mm thickness 20mm, slightly burnt smell, cap with small central depression, convez, chocloate brown, greasy, leathery. Cap margin striate, split, irregular. Gills adnate subdistant, wide, alternate short/long gills, slightly paler brown than cap, Gills separate from cap easily, vary greatly in width and length. Some very wide. Gills eroded. Stipe fibrous, slnder rather than stout, attachment central. Stipe 50mms high, 8mm thick. Flesh white, stem flsh slightly yellow to brown. Picture ref: 353 Gallery ref: 6