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Leratiomyces ceres

Leratiomyces ceres at Guerilla Bay, NSW

Leratiomyces ceres at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 25 May 2019
Leratiomyces ceres at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 25 May 2019
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Identification history

Leratiomyces ceres 25 Jun 2019 Pam
Leratiomyces ceres 24 Jun 2019 lyndallh@bigpond.com

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Found scattered amongst mulsh in very informal bush garden, White spots round the red cap were the identifying feature. The dark gills shown are laden with spores as seen on the dichondra leaves.

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Pam wrote:
   25 Jun 2019
You have indeed - well done. Good to see you noted those distinquishing characteristics. Sadly I often find that this species starts to herald the end of the main fungal season!

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  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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