Tasmanian Fungi

Tasmanian Fungi

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Jelly-like fungi Gallery 

Leotia lubrica
Otherwise known as Jelly Babies, Leotia lubrica is around 5cm tall and grows on soil with yellow or greenish yellow head that is either spherical or irregular shaped. The stipe is usually the same colour as the head but this is not always the case. Photo by Helen Robertson
Leotia lubrica
Otherwise known as Jelly Babies, Leotia lubrica is around 5cm tall and grows on soil with yellow or greenish yellow head that is either spherical or irregular shaped. The stipe is usually the same colour as the head but as you can see in this photo it is not always the case! Photo by Wendy Mycota
Ascocoryne sarcoides
Jelly-like purple pink discs to around 20mm across found growing in groups on dead logs in wet sclerophyll forest. Found all year round. Photo by Beth Heap.
Ascocoryne sarcoides
Jelly-like purple pink discs to around 20mm across found growing in groups on dead logs in wet sclerophyll forest. Found all year round. Photo by Heather Elson.
Ascocoryne sarcoides
Jelly-like purple pink discs to around 20mm across found growing in groups on dead logs in wet sclerophyll forest. Found all year round. Photo by Heather Elson.
Tremella fimbriata
Tan, to dark brown gelatinous growths on dead wood in wet forests. Spore print white.
Photo by Genevieve Gates.
Tremella fimbriata
Tan, to dark brown gelatinous growths on dead wood in wet forests. Spore print white.
Photo by Geoff Carle
Tremella mesenterica
Orange jelly-like growth on fallen tree trunks and branches. Photo by Heather Elson.
Tremella fuciformis
This fungus forms translucent clear coloured jelly-like growths on dead wood. Common on dead eucalyptus logs.
Heterotextus peziziformis
This common fungus is also known as Jelly-bells. These translucent jelly-like 'bells' are found on dead logs and twigs. Photo by Heather Elson.
Calocera guepinioides
Found growing as singular rods in groups on dead logs and leaf litter. Found all year round. Photo by Charlie Price.
Calocera guepinioides
Found growing as singular rods in groups on dead logs and leaf litter. Found all year round. Photo by Heather Elson.
Mucronella pendula
Stalactite-like fruitbodies around 30mm in length found on the underside of rotting logs in wet forest. Photo by Heather Elson.
Vibrissea dura by Chris Wilson
This wood inhabiting species grows around 30mm high and has a white stipe and cream, or light brown 'cap', in wet forests. Found mostly over winter months.
Photo by Chris Wilson.
Exidia species
Grey/black blobs found growing on dead wood have a textured surface, as opposed to smooth surface on similar looking Tremella species. Photo by Adrian Cooper
Pseudohydnum gelatinosum
This wood inhabiting fungus has a brownish grey-charcoal grey coloured upper surface with white translucent spines underneath. Photography by Jojo Raymond
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