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 fungiRef 2007120819, Gipps Close, Turramurra, December 8, 2007, possibly Hygrocybe chromolimonea in scribbly gum and rough apple gum forest. Irregularly oval caps, 15mm across, infundibulum, bright orange cap, gills and stem. Cap moist, smooth, zoned, central deeper orange, margin regular and inrolled. Gills decurrent, anastomising, orange, waxy, forked. Stipe central with compressed bulbous base, hollow, flattened, lighter orange than cap, 15mm long, 4mm thick. Flesh orange, darkens when exposed to air. Ref 2007120819 Picture ref: 730 Gallery ref: 14