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 boleteUnknown bolete, Armond's Beach south of Bermagui, 25 November 2007 in shale, solitary, in deep leaf litter, in spotted gum mature forest with cycad understorey. Cap 80mm across, flesh form thick. Cap convex, pale mushroom in colour, dry, with regular crisped margin. Pores dark grey brown, easily separate fom cap. Stipe stout, reticulated, pale with reddish brown striations, firm, irregular and smooth, 70mm high, 15 across, dry. Flesh blushes pink red when cut. Cap felsh white, greying slightly, slightly bluish, then pink red when cut. Spore print same colour as pores. Pores rapidly disintergrate into slushy mess. Ref 2007112502 Picture ref: 718 Gallery ref: 14