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This specimen (possibly a Coralloides), is the only one I have encountered in this partiular shape. It was in good condition, growing in a low light area, and after recent heavy rainfall. Only one specimen was found. I have photographed this species but in previous finds it has always been elongated tapering away at the ends on a horizontal plane. This specimen was a perfect circular shape. There appeared to be a lot of small insects active on the flat areas of growth. The size was about as big as a large orange or softball and possibly abot 100mm (4inches in diameter.) There did not appear to be a stem, although I did not remove the fungi from its habitat.
(I did spend some time enjoying its beauty).


Changing light conditions created different colour produced.
This shot was taken in the shade with just filtered light.

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