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Ghost Fungus at Southern Forest Life

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Omphalotus nidiformis at Southern Forest Life - 29 Apr 2019
Omphalotus nidiformis at Southern Forest Life - 29 Apr 2019
Omphalotus nidiformis at Southern Forest Life - 29 Apr 2019

Identification history

Fungus Omphalotus nidiformis 28 Apr 2019 Teresa
Fungus Omphalotus nidiformis 27 Apr 2019 Paul Whitington

Author's notes

same group of Omphalotus nidiformis as in this sighting from Kerri https://atlasoflife.naturemapr.org/Community/Sightings/Details/4207875 taken before the moon rose ISO 800, f/2.8, 216 sec exposure, focal length 38mm (35mm equivalent), Olympus OMD-EM1. photos 2,3 show the same fungus viewed from below with torchlight (2) and fungus light (3)

1 comment

Teresa wrote:
   28 Apr 2019
WOW, fantastic job Paul and Kerri-Lee, you have to love these fungi.
Its easy to see why Edgar Waite used to line his driveway with them when he was expecting guests to arrive after dark.
And to think he specialised in writing about our Australian fishes!!!!!!

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Leptogaster sp. (Thin-tailed robber fly) at Southern Forest Life - 19 Nov 2019
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THEREVIDAE (family) (Stiletto fly) at Southern Forest Life - 19 Nov 2019
Xanthorrhoea concava (Grass Tree) at Southern Forest Life - 18 Nov 2019
Conoderus sp. (Unidentified Conoderus click beetle) at Southern Forest Life - 18 Nov 2019
Porrostoma rhipidium (Net-winged beetle) at Southern Forest Life - 18 Nov 2019
Dianella caerulea (Blue Flax Lily) at Southern Forest Life - 18 Nov 2019
Ariamnes colubrinus (Whip spider) at Southern Forest Life - 18 Nov 2019
Staurostichus sp. (Bee fly) at Southern Forest Life - 18 Nov 2019
Mitrasacme polymorpha (Varied Mitrewort) at Southern Forest Life - 18 Nov 2019
ASILIDAE (family) (Robber fly) at Southern Forest Life - 18 Nov 2019
Meriphus sp. (genus) (Flower Weevil) at Southern Forest Life - 18 Nov 2019
Cassinia longifolia (Shining/shiny cassinia) at Southern Forest Life - 18 Nov 2019
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Apricia jovialis (Basking Jumping Spider) at Southern Forest Life - 17 Nov 2019
Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-cockatoo) at Southern Forest Life - 17 Nov 2019
Polyzosteria sp. (Wingless diurnal cockroach) at Southern Forest Life - 16 Nov 2019
Gasteruption sp. (A parasitic wasp) at Southern Forest Life - 15 Nov 2019
Melangyna sp. (Hover Fly) at Southern Forest Life - 15 Nov 2019
Euhesma sp. (Colletid bee) at Southern Forest Life - 15 Nov 2019
Toxidia doubledayi (Lilac Grass-skipper) at Southern Forest Life - 15 Nov 2019
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Castiarina sexplagiata (Jewel Beetle) at Southern Forest Life - 11 Nov 2019
Rhynolaccus sp. at Southern Forest Life - 10 Nov 2019
Brachymeria sp. (Chalcidoid wasp) at Southern Forest Life - 8 Nov 2019
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Meomyia sp. (Bee fly) at Southern Forest Life - 6 Nov 2019
Bibio imitator (Lovebug fly) at Southern Forest Life - 6 Nov 2019
Dicranolaius sp. (Flower beetle) at Southern Forest Life - 6 Nov 2019
Chiriphe dichotoma (Chiriphe dichotoma) at Southern Forest Life - 6 Nov 2019
Rivellia sp. (Boatman fly) at Southern Forest Life - 6 Nov 2019
Heteromastix sp. (Soldier beetle) at Southern Forest Life - 6 Nov 2019
Etiella behrii (Lucerne Seed Web Moth) at Southern Forest Life - 6 Nov 2019
Callistemon citrinus (Crimson Bottlebrush) at Southern Forest Life - 5 Nov 2019
Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's Ear or Flatweed) at Southern Forest Life - 5 Nov 2019
Hypericum gramineum (Small St John's Wort) at Southern Forest Life - 3 Nov 2019
Wahlenbergia stricta subsp. stricta (Tall Bluebell) at Southern Forest Life - 3 Nov 2019
Burchardia umbellata (Milkmaids) at Southern Forest Life - 3 Nov 2019
Poranthera microphylla (Small Poranthera) at Southern Forest Life - 1 Nov 2019
Euhesma sp. (Colletid bee) at Southern Forest Life - 29 Oct 2019
Atrapsalta sp. (Black Squeaker) at Southern Forest Life - 29 Oct 2019
Argynnina cyrila (Forest Brown) at Southern Forest Life - 28 Oct 2019
Diuris sulphurea (Tiger Orchid) at Southern Forest Life - 27 Oct 2019
Neolucia mathewi (Dull Heath Blue) at Southern Forest Life - 27 Oct 2019
Amata sp. (Tiger Moth) at Southern Forest Life - 25 Oct 2019
Argiope keyserlingi (St Andrew's Cross Spider) at Southern Forest Life - 25 Oct 2019
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Southern Forest Life - 25 Oct 2019
Paralucia pyrodiscus (Fiery Copper) at Southern Forest Life - 25 Oct 2019
Apis (Apis) mellifera (Honey Bee) at Southern Forest Life - 25 Oct 2019
Leioproctus sp. (Hairy Colletid Bee) at Southern Forest Life - 25 Oct 2019
Scoparia exhibitalis at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Rhuma sp. (Rhuma sp.) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Didymoctenia exsuperata (Didymoctenia exsuperata) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Limnaecia camptosema (Limnaecia camptosema) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Chrysolarentia severata (Chrysolarentia severata) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Catacometes phanozona (Catacometes phanozona) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Nacoleia rhoeoalis) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Unplaced triphaenatella at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Pararguda rufescens (Pararguda rufescens) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Idiodes apicata (Bracken Moth) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Tritymba acrospila (Tritymba acrospila) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Rhapsa suscitalis at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Ptomaphila lacrymosa (Carcass beetle) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Nacoleia rhoeoalis) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Pholodes sinistraria (Pholodes sinistraria) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Cleora sp. (genus) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Enchocrates glaucopis (Moth) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Philobota impletella at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Praxis aterrima (Praxis aterrima) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Leistarcha scitissimella (Leistarcha scitissimella) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Macrenches clerica (Macrenches clerica) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Chaetolophus oxyntis (Triangle Forest Carpet) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Epidesmia tryxaria (Epidesmia tryxaria) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Agrotis munda (Brown Cutworm) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Xylonichus sp. (genus) (Green cockchafer beetle) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Unplaced triphaenatella at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Ardozyga mesochra at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Elusa semipecten (Elusa semipecten) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Ageletha hemiteles (Ageletha hemiteles) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Palimmeces sp nr hemiphanes at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Oxythecta hieroglyphica (Oxythecta hieroglyphica) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Telocharacta hemicroca at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Philobota sp. (Philobota sp.) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019
Culladia cuneiferellus (Culladia cuneiferellus) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Oct 2019

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