Observation 84666: Calocera (Fr.) Fr.

When: 2007-03-28

Collection location: Wall’s Cave, Blackheath, New South Wales, Australia [Click for map]

Who: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-02-20 13:10:04 NZDT (+1300)


Calocera sinensis group are a common, widespread wood-rotting fungus found widely on moist dead twigs, branches and logs. [NB: Gk: calo=beautiful; cera=horn] Little spikes (to 10 mm high, 2 mm thick) arise from the wood singly or on groups, as clubs or spikes, single or simply branched, colour from yellow to orange to buff, firm-gelatinous, darker on drying. There are various related species such C. clavata, C. fusca, etc, separable only by microscope. Melba Gully, Otway Ranges, 2010.


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By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2013-02-20 12:48:05 NZDT (+1300)

has been proposed by a befriended mycologist. No proof of it. I did not scope it.
Nor did he.

Gerhardt
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-02-20 12:24:22 NZDT (+1300)

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