Atlas of Life home
Home Unidentified Fungi, Mosses, Liverworts, etc Fungi

FungusConchomyces sp. (TBC)

Can you identify this sighting?

2 images

Unidentified at Suppressed - 5 Mar 2020
Unidentified at Suppressed - 5 Mar 2020

Identification history

Fungus Conchomyces sp. 21 Mar 2020 Pam
Unidentified 20 Mar 2020 FionaG

Identify this sighting


Please Login or Register to identify this sighting.

Author's notes

Not sure if this is another case of Pleurotus sp. The cap seems to be more curved/cupped.

1 comment

Pam wrote:
   21 Mar 2020
I suspect this is a Conchomyces sp. They look similar to the Pleurotus spp. however the conchomyces is more bell-shaped as you've noted. I've put this up as a suggestion incase there is someone out there that has a better understanding of this genus. If not I'll confirm it later.

Please Login or Register to comment.

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 5 Mar 2020 Recorded on
  • FionaG Recorded by

344046 sightings of 6301 species in 315 locations from 808 members
operates under CCA 3.0 Australia | privacy