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, showing cap, Swain's Gardens Killara July 1, 2006, on bark and leaf litter, solitary. Unusual minute sparkle all over the cap surface, very obvious to the naked eye. Cap 45mm wide, 15mm thick, umonate, straited, thin flesh. Cap surface initially moist, matt, zoned, very finely furrowed, sparkles. MArgin wavy, split. Gills adnate, subdistant brown, papery, fragile, 2-3 different gill lengths and widths, gill margin eroded. Stipe thin slender, finely striped, hollow down length. Stipe surface dry, white near cap, sgading to brown. Stipe 55mm long, 4mm diameter. Flesh white to beige. Spore print dark chocloate brown. Picture ref: 399 Gallery ref: 6