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 Swain's Gardens, Killara, Sydney, NSW Australia, July 1, 2006, growing on wood, solitary (another nearby) pleasant mushroom smell. Pink scaly cap, yellow gills. Cap 70mm across, upturned, pinkish to red, desnely fibrillose. Cap dry to moist, downy, zoned, velvety. Margin upcurved, inrolled, undulating. Gills adnate, crowded, regular, yellow. Gills easily separate from cap tissue, finely serrate. Stipe fibrous, tough, stuffed 35mm long. Flesh pale yellow, stipe flesh pale yellow to lemon yellow. Spores brown. Picture ref: 398 Gallery ref: 6