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FungusFistulina hepatica

Beefsteak Fungus at Southern Forest Life

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Fistulina hepatica at Southern Forest Life - 8 Jul 2019
Fistulina hepatica at Southern Forest Life - 8 Jul 2019
Fistulina hepatica at Southern Forest Life - 8 Jul 2019

Identification history

Fungus Fistulina hepatica 10 Jul 2019 Teresa
Fungus Fistulina hepatica 10 Jul 2019 KerriLee

Author's notes

Growing low down on a large, living stringybark (Eucalyptus globoidea) - from an old scar in the bark. Overall length 11cm (photo 3), 'tongue' 4cm (photo 1). Photo 2 shows lower surface of pores. (collected but it did not release spores)

2 comments

KerriLee wrote:
   10 Jul 2019
This is the first time we've seen this fungus, despite our regular monitoring of life in this patch of forest for the past 8 years.
Teresa wrote:
   10 Jul 2019
Its amazing how we see some species only rarely over the years; we have had similar experiences in our small patch of forest.

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(An Ichneumonid wasp) at Southern Forest Life - 14 Jul 2019 Miturga sp. (Prowling Spider) at Southern Forest Life - 14 Jul 2019 Unidentified Other micromoths (TBC) at Southern Forest Life - 14 Jul 2019 Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Southern Forest Life - 10 Jul 2019 Callibracon sp. (parasitoid wasp) at Southern Forest Life - 8 Jul 2019 Agarics at Southern Forest Life - 26 Jun 2019 Unidentified Fungus (TBC) at Southern Forest Life - 26 Jun 2019 Unidentified Fungus (TBC) at Southern Forest Life - 26 Jun 2019 Epacris impressa (Common Heath) at Southern Forest Life - 26 Jun 2019 Epacris impressa (Common Heath) at Southern Forest Life - 26 Jun 2019 Russula sp. (Russula) at Southern Forest Life - 8 May 2019 Chlorocoma dichloraria (Guenee's or Double-fringed Emerald) at Southern Forest Life - 6 May 2019 Myrmecia forficata (Bull ant) at Southern Forest Life - 6 May 2019 Coptaspis sp. (Woodland Katydid) at Southern Forest Life - 6 May 2019 Lactifluus sp. at Southern Forest Life - 3 May 2019 Epacris impressa (Common Heath) at Southern Forest Life - 2 May 2019 Platysace lanceolata (Shrubby Platysace) at Southern Forest Life - 2 May 2019 Epacris impressa (Common Heath) at Southern Forest Life - 2 May 2019 Limnodynastes dumerili (Eastern Banjo Frog (Pobblebonk)) at Southern Forest Life - 30 Apr 2019
Neolucia mathewi (Dull Heath Blue) at Southern Forest Life - 13 Oct 2019
Argynnina cyrila (Forest Brown) at Southern Forest Life - 12 Oct 2019
Hibbertia dentata (Twining Guinea Flower) at Southern Forest Life - 12 Oct 2019
Schelhammera undulata (Lilac Lily) at Southern Forest Life - 12 Oct 2019
Hypocysta metirius (Brown Ringlet) at Southern Forest Life - 12 Oct 2019
Ectinorhynchus variabilis (Stiletto fly) at Southern Forest Life - 12 Oct 2019
Rutilia sp. (TBC) at Southern Forest Life - 12 Oct 2019
Orgyia anartoides (Painted Apple Moth) at Southern Forest Life - 11 Oct 2019
Venator spenceri (Hunter) at Southern Forest Life - 10 Oct 2019
Viola hederacea (Ivy-leaf Violet) at Southern Forest Life - 9 Oct 2019
Glossodia major (Wax-lip Orchid) at Southern Forest Life - 9 Oct 2019
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Southern Forest Life - 8 Oct 2019
Taxeotis perlinearia (Spring Taxeotis) at Southern Forest Life - 7 Oct 2019
Alapadna pauropis (Alapadna pauropis) at Southern Forest Life - 7 Oct 2019
Euphronarcha luxaria (Striated Bark Moth) at Southern Forest Life - 7 Oct 2019
Aotus ericoides (Common Aotus) at Southern Forest Life - 4 Oct 2019
Patersonia glabrata (Leafy Purple-flag) at Southern Forest Life - 3 Oct 2019
Ectinorhynchus variabilis (Stiletto fly) at Southern Forest Life - 2 Oct 2019
Philobota orescoa (TBC) at Southern Forest Life - 29 Sep 2019
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Southern Forest Life - 27 Sep 2019
Candalides xanthospilos (Yellow-spotted Blue) at Southern Forest Life - 27 Sep 2019
Orgyia anartoides (TBC) at Southern Forest Life - 27 Sep 2019
Hakea macraeana (Willow Needlewood) at Southern Forest Life - 27 Sep 2019
Unplaced asthenopa (Unplaced asthenopa) at Southern Forest Life - 26 Sep 2019
Drosera auriculata (Sundew) at Southern Forest Life - 23 Sep 2019
Candalides hyacinthinus (Varied Dusky-blue) at Southern Forest Life - 22 Sep 2019
Paralucia aurifer (Bright Copper) at Southern Forest Life - 22 Sep 2019
Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus (Spider ant) at Southern Forest Life - 21 Sep 2019
Conoeca guildingi (TBC) at Southern Forest Life - 20 Sep 2019
Hibbertia dentata (Twining Guinea Flower) at Southern Forest Life - 19 Sep 2019
Pterostylis pedunculata (Maroonhood) at Southern Forest Life - 19 Sep 2019
Ectropis fractaria (TBC) at Southern Forest Life - 13 Sep 2019
Anthela acuta (TBC) at Southern Forest Life - 13 Sep 2019
Agrotis munda (Brown Cutworm) at Southern Forest Life - 12 Sep 2019
Hibbertia stricta subsp. stricta (TBC) at Southern Forest Life - 11 Sep 2019
Exoneura sp. (Reed Bees) at Southern Forest Life - 11 Sep 2019
Syneora euboliaria (TBC) at Southern Forest Life - 11 Sep 2019
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (subgenus) (TBC) at Southern Forest Life - 11 Sep 2019
Hovea heterophylla at Southern Forest Life - 11 Sep 2019
Pterostylis nutans (Nodding Greenhood) at Southern Forest Life - 11 Sep 2019
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Southern Forest Life - 11 Sep 2019
Tetratheca pilosa subsp. latifolia at Southern Forest Life - 11 Sep 2019
Unidentified Grasshopper (Acrididae) (TBC) at Southern Forest Life - 11 Sep 2019
Hakea macraeana (Willow Needlewood) at Southern Forest Life - 6 Sep 2019
Candalides xanthospilos (Yellow-spotted Blue) at Southern Forest Life - 6 Sep 2019
Exoneura sp. (Reed Bees) at Southern Forest Life - 28 Aug 2019
BRACONIDAE (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Southern Forest Life - 28 Aug 2019
Unplaced asthenopa (Unplaced asthenopa) at Southern Forest Life - 22 Aug 2019
Sinpunctiptilia emissalis (TBC) at Southern Forest Life - 22 Aug 2019
Unplaced asthenopa (Unplaced asthenopa) at Southern Forest Life - 20 Aug 2019
Musotima nitidalis at Southern Forest Life - 20 Aug 2019
Halone sejuncta (Halone sejuncta) at Southern Forest Life - 20 Aug 2019
Philoponella sp. (Venomless spider) at Southern Forest Life - 19 Aug 2019
Monotoca elliptica (Tree Broom-heath) at Southern Forest Life - 19 Aug 2019
Leucopogon affinis (Lance Beard-heath) at Southern Forest Life - 19 Aug 2019
Hakea macraeana (Willow Needlewood) at Southern Forest Life - 19 Aug 2019
Bossiaea cordifolia (Showy Bossiaea) at Southern Forest Life - 19 Aug 2019
Hovea heterophylla at Southern Forest Life - 19 Aug 2019
Ectropis excursaria (Twig looper moth) at Southern Forest Life - 14 Aug 2019
Unidentified Geometridae (TBC) at Southern Forest Life - 11 Aug 2019
DESIDAE (family) (Desid spider) at Southern Forest Life - 7 Aug 2019
Capusa graodes at Southern Forest Life - 29 Jul 2019
Ectropis fractaria at Southern Forest Life - 29 Jul 2019
Unidentified Pyralidae and Crambidae (TBC) at Southern Forest Life - 27 Jul 2019
Lepidoscia sp. (Moth Lepidoscia) at Southern Forest Life - 27 Jul 2019
Culama suffusca (Culama suffusca) at Southern Forest Life - 27 Jul 2019
Pernattia pusilla (Oak Moth) at Southern Forest Life - 27 Jul 2019
Unidentified Other Gelechioidea micromoths (TBC) at Southern Forest Life - 27 Jul 2019
Scopula optivata (Scopula optivata) at Southern Forest Life - 27 Jul 2019
Musotima nitidalis at Southern Forest Life - 27 Jul 2019
Zeuctophlebia squalidata at Southern Forest Life - 27 Jul 2019
Bossiaea cordifolia (Showy Bossiaea) at Southern Forest Life - 27 Jul 2019
Unidentified Oecophoridae (TBC) at Southern Forest Life - 22 Jul 2019
Plutella xylostella (Diamondback Moth) at Southern Forest Life - 22 Jul 2019
Unidentified Oecophoridae (TBC) at Southern Forest Life - 21 Jul 2019
Unidentified Oecophoridae (TBC) at Southern Forest Life - 21 Jul 2019
Didymoctenia exsuperata (Didymoctenia exsuperata) at Southern Forest Life - 20 Jul 2019
Unidentified Geometridae (TBC) at Southern Forest Life - 20 Jul 2019
Unidentified Oecophoridae (TBC) at Southern Forest Life - 20 Jul 2019
Chenias banksiaria grp at Southern Forest Life - 19 Jul 2019
Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-cockatoo) at Southern Forest Life - 17 Jul 2019
Netelia sp. (An Ichneumonid wasp) at Southern Forest Life - 14 Jul 2019
Miturga sp. (Prowling Spider) at Southern Forest Life - 14 Jul 2019
Unidentified Other micromoths (TBC) at Southern Forest Life - 14 Jul 2019
Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Southern Forest Life - 10 Jul 2019
Callibracon sp. (parasitoid wasp) at Southern Forest Life - 8 Jul 2019
Agarics at Southern Forest Life - 26 Jun 2019
Unidentified Fungus (TBC) at Southern Forest Life - 26 Jun 2019
Unidentified Fungus (TBC) at Southern Forest Life - 26 Jun 2019
Epacris impressa (Common Heath) at Southern Forest Life - 26 Jun 2019
Epacris impressa (Common Heath) at Southern Forest Life - 26 Jun 2019
Russula sp. (Russula) at Southern Forest Life - 8 May 2019
Chlorocoma dichloraria (Guenee's or Double-fringed Emerald) at Southern Forest Life - 6 May 2019
Myrmecia forficata (Bull ant) at Southern Forest Life - 6 May 2019
Coptaspis sp. (Woodland Katydid) at Southern Forest Life - 6 May 2019
Lactifluus sp. at Southern Forest Life - 3 May 2019
Epacris impressa (Common Heath) at Southern Forest Life - 2 May 2019
Platysace lanceolata (Shrubby Platysace) at Southern Forest Life - 2 May 2019
Epacris impressa (Common Heath) at Southern Forest Life - 2 May 2019
Limnodynastes dumerili (Eastern Banjo Frog (Pobblebonk)) at Southern Forest Life - 30 Apr 2019

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  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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