Observation 20853: Roridomyces austrororidus (Singer) Rexer

When: 2009-05-03

Collection location: Kaipara harbour, Auckland, New Zealand [Click for map]

Who: Michael W (Michael Wallace)

No specimen available

On a fallen and rotten branch of Leptospermum scoparium in native New Zealand bush.


Copyright © 2009 Michael
Copyright © 2009 Michael
Copyright © 2009 Michael
Note, mosquito trapped on pileus!

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Hi Danny,
By: Michael W (Michael Wallace)
2012-08-16 08:23:30 CEST (+0200)

Yes, I see this every season, it’s very common and is always found on fallen and rotting logs of Kunzea ericoides, it is closely related to some of the bioluminescent Mycena species but this one does not glow unfortunately, I have an image from this season, I’ll see if I can find it and make a new observation!

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-08-15 22:54:03 CEST (+0200)

have you found this again recently? have you checked for bioluminescence? my guess would be it glows.

By: Shane Marsh (Mushane)
2009-05-07 07:13:51 CEST (+0200)

thats amazing man, great photos, great detail in your shots, you get any underside photos?

I have yet to see anything like this in the mycena genus.

By: Michael W (Michael Wallace)
2009-05-07 04:30:26 CEST (+0200)

Which species are you referring to?
I collected one and it would not get off my finger:)
I wonder if this species might be bioluminescent?

gee, d’ya think this one has something in common with the slimy CA form? ;)
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-05-06 15:44:18 CEST (+0200)

great slime shot, BTW! makes collecting a mite difficult tho…

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