This is the second part of my fungi photos from the Nightcap National Park foray last weekend. Part 1 is here.
These beauties …
… come from these ‘babies’ …
Underside of the fungus in the previous photo
Phillipsia subpurpurea underside
A yellow mycelium (the main part of fungus through which nutrients are absorbed) growing on a rotting log
Catherine searching out fungi
Another slime mould
The giant panda snail (Hedleyella falconeri) is Australia’s largest land snail and (surprise, surprise) eats fungi.
Hedleyella falconeri underside
Vine aerial roots
What the Big Scrub might have looked like, before it was cut down
Keep an eye out for another fungal foray later in the year, thanks to Big Scrub Landcare. Thanks to Steve and Catherine for a sterling guiding effort.