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, possibly a boleteUnknown, possibly a bolete, cluster of four in soil amongst eucalypts and she-oaks, Jerusalem Creek Walk, Chichester State Forest, near Chichester Dam. Cap deeply tormentose and very moist. Cap rich dark brown 65mm across, 65mm to base, cap and stipe irregularly defined. Stipe irregular, lobed, firm, also very tormentose. Pored surface lighter grey band below cap continuing to brown surface below. Fungus very firm to tough, zoned from lighter brown to dark brown -black with sheen. Faint resinous smell. Tubule layer very thin. April 2007. Sample kept. Picture ref: 680 Gallery ref: 14