Observation 98181: Agaricales sensu lato
When: 2012-06-24
No herbarium specimen

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Eye3
Recognized by sight: My initial ideas all went out the window when I saw the broad gill spacing.
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Eyes3
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Wide gilld spacing, but
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-06-25 15:29:30 BST (+0100)

notice how the gills grow together. I believe this is one of many Australian species which is in the process of becoming sequestrate. Growth on wood suggests saprophytic, but some Australian sequestrate truffle-like fungi are known to fruit up to 30 meters on the sides of tree trunks, especially along the NE corner of Australia. A fascinating area, and one which will hold lots of important information for the future.

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