Observation 44761: Marasmiaceae Roze ex Kühner
When: 2010-03-04
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Unfortunately this image is not sharp. The fungi was out of reach and was about 3cm across. It was growing on a Banksia. I thought it was still a record shot.

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in a description of Guepinia cucullata (Jungh.) Fr. Summa
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-11-22 01:10:27 CET (+0100)

an old synonym for C. junghuhnii, we have the following latin diagnosis via Index Fungorum (see: http://www.librifungorum.org/...):

cinereo-gilva, tremellosa; pileis levibus rotundis, lateraliter addixis, junioribus cucullatis, dein dilatato-deflexis; plicis (vel lamellis) majoribus longitudinalibus subparallelis, minoribus intermediis venoso-anastomosantibus, reticulatis.

with some brain-juice and google translation, I’ve cooked that into:

grey-pale yellow, tremellose (from the Latin for “to tremble.” presumably used here to indicate gelatinous or Tremella/Phlebia tremellosa-like consistency), pileus smooth, rounded, laterally attached, cucullate (hoodlike) when young, then expanding/upturning (?), larger folds (or gills) longitudinally parallel with smaller, intermediate-anastomosing veins, reticulate.

This does not appear to describe the species seen here, though a more current description would be useful.

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-11-22 00:46:43 CET (+0100)

and these:

Observation 44766
Observation 44765

are not the same fungus. these fruiting bodies appear to lack anastomosity/intervenosity (though the picture is really too blurry to say one way or the other) and the margin has erect bunches of white hairs.

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