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Any species suggestions on these shrooms from Melbourne ? I can supply any further details required?
Ground to cap-peak height: 5cm
Substrate: woodchips, under wattles and eucalypts, amongst tall native grasses, moderately shaded?
Conditions: found after a couple of days rain then a warmish day or 2
Cap colour: VERY bright orange, the pics don?t do them justice. ?Bright rust? blending to darker colour centrally, as evident in the pics, but almost iridescent caps, not evident in pics.
Cap shape: late clitocyboid
Cap size: 40 mm by ~6mm
Cap surface texture: slightly waxy to velvet
Gill Attachment: adnate to decurrent
Gill colour: white to pale orange and rusty in parts
Stem colour: rusty orange to paler towards cap?
Stem shape: central to cylindric ? slight kink @ roughly ground level then straight
Stem size: 45 by 4 mm
Stem physiology: fleshy consistency, 1mm channel running length of stem
Anulus: none evident, but ?late? shrooms?
?Root?: attached to wood by mycelial culture, no bulb; see pic
Flesh bruising: possibly none? a bit of tissue deterioration over 45 mins, no bruising to possible slight orange bruising...
Spore-print colour: Orangy to various browns on foil, green tape (paper based) and bleached white paper?
Any suggestions appreciated...
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