Observation 169010: Leratiomyces ceres (Cooke & Massee) Spooner & Bridge

Bright orange capped fungi with rather long stipes found growing in forest soil beneath Hoop Pines. The gills displayed a mauve to purple colouring depending on the maturity and available light.

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Hi Deb

Just came in from the Mountain. We have had our first Summer rains but limited falls unfortunately. The “Leratiomyces ceres” appears once a year on roadside small pebbly surface and is usually in groups of 2-3 or in some cases 6-7’s. As I only see it for the small period of time during the main fungi season I suppose although it appears in clusters I would tend towards saying it is a medium-rare find. It only appears at Yarrahapinni in my records. (Late -early November through to March.) It doesnt appear for all of this period, just the usual one week or two anytime in this sighting season. Note the Hoop Pine cone (seed drop).

trail edge Ian, or deeper into the woods?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2016-10-23 11:03:01 CDT (-0400)

also, how common is this here?

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