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 2007121205. Gipps Close, Turramurra, December 12, 2007, in sandy soil and leaf litter in mature eucalypt forest after heavy rain. Cap 55mm across, planar flattened, pale brown, radially patterned, central point dark brown. Cap surface moist, splitting, margn upcurved, slightly inrolled, split, gills very variable in width and length, adnexed, subdistant, beautiful pale pink, eroded. Stipe central, hollow, slightly yellowish, fibous, pale grey wth darker grey striations, 60mm long, 5mm thick. Very thin flesh in cap, cap surface peels easily. Picture ref: 732 Gallery ref: 14