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Fungi Mutinus boninensis


Henry Arthur Readford
May 23, 2011
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DO NOT use these photos as a tool for safe identification of edible wild mushrooms—use resources that are designed for that purpose

Habitat found on decaying wood in wet forests.

Description Fruit body up to 60mm high and 5mm in diameter. rises from a small egg like sac on loose net like rhizomorphs. the fertile receptacle emerges rapidly from egg when reaches maturity.
Odour Strong
Spore print colour: c.4.5 x 2.5um,ellipsoidal, smooth
View attachment 19570
above shows both the collected fruiting body and the egg
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Showing some of the loose net like rhizomorphs
Reference A field guide Australian Fungi
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