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.
Zelleromyces spZelleromyces sp, orange to orange white, berry like, with convoluted tissues of light orange to pink forming a complex internal structure. These were frequently spotted on the ground, usually where bush turkeys had been scratching. Mild, pleasant smell, agreeable taste. No latex present (see Fuhrer p 240). This is one of the truffle like fungi found in the Australian bush. Williams River Blue Gum Walk, Barrington Tops National Park, NSW Australia, July 2009. Picture ref: 1376 Gallery ref: 23