White and cream coloured gilled fungi gallery

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Limacella piterika
Soil dwelling species with a sticky white to buff brown cap, membranous annulus and white spore print (Gates & Ratkowsky 2014).
Photo HElson.
Coprinopsis atramentaria
Pale grey brown cap, gills are whitish turning black with age, hollow white stipe. Grows on decaying wood, also on buried wood. Photo by HElson.
Mycena albidocapillaris
This species is found in leaf litter and has small caps 3-5mm across, white gills and a hair-like translucent stipe (Gates & Ratkowsky 2014). Photo by Charlie Price.
Leucocoprinus 'white '
A soil inhabiting species that has dry white cap, stipe and gills with a white spore print. A key identification feature is the white moveable annulus around the stipe (Gates & Ratkowsky 2014). Photo by Herman Anderson.
Leucocoprinus 'white'
A soil inhabiting species that has dry white cap, stipe and gills with a white spore print. A key identification feature is the white moveable annulus around the stipe (Gates & Ratkowsky 2014). Photo by Herman Anderson.
Marasmiellus 'cellypha'
Found on leaf litter, bark and twigs, species in this genus can revive quickly after rain. This species is common and has a smooth, viscid, white translucent-striate cap that becomes radially grooved and pale brown as it matures. Thin, distant gills are whitish to pale brown. Often found growing on wood of Tasmanian Blanketbush (Bedfordia salicina) and Musk Daisybush (Olearia argophylla). Photo by Heather Elson.
Gloeoporus phlebophorus
An all white bell shaped polypore that iis found in groups on wood. Small pores on the underside of the fungus (Gates & Ratkowsky 2014). Photo by Charlie Price.
Gloeoporus phlebophorus
An all white bell shaped polypore that is found in groups on wood. Small pores on the underside of the fungus (Gates & Ratkowsky 2014). Photo by Charlie Price.
Clitocybe semiocculta
A wood dwelling species with white flat to funnel-shaped cap and white spore print. The stipe usually has tufts of white hairs at the base (Gates & Ratkowsky 2014). Photo by Genevieve Gates.
Clitocybe semiocculta
A wood dwelling species with white flat to funnel-shaped cap and white spore print. The stipe usually has tufts of white hairs at the base (Gates & Ratkowsky 2014). Photo by Genevieve Gates.
Amanita pagetodes
Soil dwelling, all white species with very powdery cap, white spore print.Stipe has a slight swelling at the base. Photo by Genevieve Gates.
Amanita pagetodes
Soil dwelling, all white species with very powdery cap, white spore print.Stipe has a slight swelling at the base. Photo by Genevieve Gates.
Hygrophorus involutus var albus
White with viscid cap, long slender stip to approx. 7cm in length, growing in soil, white spores (Gates & Ratkowsky 2014). Photo by Herman Anderson.
Hygrophorus involutus var albus
White with viscid cap, long slender stip to approx. 7cm in length, growing in soil, white spores (Gates & Ratkowsky 2014). Photo by Herman Anderson.
Collybia eucalypticum
Wood inhabiting species, often found at base of living Eucalyptus obliqua trees, pale brown/cream caps to around 4cm across, with cream gills contrasts with the tough reddish/brown stipe. Common and found year round. (Gates & Ratkowsky 2014). Photo by Andrei Nikulinsky.
Pseudomerulius curtisii
Wood inhabiting species with upper surface that is cream to yellow and undersurface of bright yellow-orange creases. Stipe short or absent (Gates & Ratkowsky 2014). Photo by Heather Elson.
Amanita ananiceps
Large species, caps over 10cm across, and thick stipes deep underground. Veil remnants usually scattered around the fruit body. Photo by Heather Elson.
Omphalotus nidiformis - Ghost Fungus
Also known as 'jack-o-lantern mushrooms' because they are bioluminescent. Often confused with Oyster mushrooms. This species is usually found at the base of dead tree stumps or on buried wood and can be quite large - approx. 20cm across. The gills are white and run down the stipe which may be creamy or greyish and fairly long - Gates & Ratkowsky state up to 8cm long by 2cm wide.
Omphalotus nidiformis - Ghost Fungus
Also known as 'jack-o-lantern mushrooms' because they are bioluminescent. Often confused with Oyster mushrooms. This species is usually found at the base of dead tree stumps or on buried wood and can be quite large - approx. 20cm across. The gills are white and run down the stipe which may be creamy or greyish and fairly long - Gates & Ratkowsky state up to 8cm long by 2cm wide.
Mycena sp. poss. albidocapillaris
Very small, around 5mm across cap, non-decurrent gills, translucent stipe, growing on dead eucalyptus trunk.
Marasmiellus "earth odour"
Found growing on twigs and leaf litter, cap whitish cream to pale orange. Tough stipe is lighter near the apex. Photo by Charlie Price.
Marasmiellus "earth odour"
Found growing on twigs and leaf litter, cap whitish cream to pale orange. Tough stipe is lighter near the apex. Photo by Charlie Price.
Russula marangania
Whitish species often with yellow-brown stains that grows up to 50mm across in soil (Gates & Ratkowsky 2014).
Schizophyllum commune
Cosmopolitan species, with whitish, hairy upper surface, undersurface with greyish/white with longitudinally split gills and no stipe. Growing on wood, can survive dry periods and rehydrates after rain. Photo by Adrian Cooper
Clitopilus austroprunulus
Smooth, dry whitish or pale greyish cap, with decurrent gills. Floury odour. Growing on soil. Photo by Heather Elson.
Clitopilus austroprunulus
Smooth, dry whitish or pale greyish cap, with decurrent gills. Floury odour. Growing on soil. Photo by Heather Elson.
Clitocybe species
Growing on soil amongst grass.
Clitocybe species
Growing on soil amongst grass
Mycena tiny all white
Very small Mycena species 5mm or less across the cap, growing on wood. Photo by Heather Elson.
Marasmiellus 'cellypha'
Grows on wood, white to buff colouration.
Photo by Heather Elson.
Russula marangania
Whitish species often with yellow-brown stains that grows up to 50mm across in soil (Gates & Ratkowsky 2014).
Russula marangania
Whitish species often with yellow-brown stains that grows up to 50mm across in soil (Gates & Ratkowsky 2014).
Lyophyllum aff. connatum
Growing in soil.
Photo by Heather Elson.
Hygrocybe rodwayi
This white coloured species grows in soil.
Hericium
Grows on wood
Coprinus comatus
Also known as Lawyer's Wig, note how the bottom of the caps is starting to turn black, this is autodigestion happening.
Coprinus comatus
Also known as Lawyer's Wig, note how the bottom of the caps have now shortened somewhat and are black, this is autodigestion happening.
Coprinus comatus
Also known as Lawyer's Wig, note how the bottom of the caps have now nearly been totally autodigested!
Amanita effusa
A fairly large species growing in soil, typical spikey cap and bulbous base of stipe. Photo by Heather Elson.
Amanita effusa
Close up of Gills and annulus. Photo by Heather Elson.
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Amanita effusa

A fairly large species growing in soil, typical spikey cap and bulbous base of stipe. Photo by Heather Elson.