Species: Aseroe rubra La Bill.: Fr. Go Back
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Description:
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When found in native bush, this species grows singly with a long stipe, raising it well above the leaf litter. However, in wood chip mulched gardens, the stipe is short, lifting it just above the mulch and producing numerous fruiting bodies.  
Common name: Flower Fungus
Found: Native Forest, Woodchip mulch
Substrate: Forest floor
Spore: Brown
Height: 60 - 100 mm
Width: 80 mm
Season: Autumn
Edible: No
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Macro images:
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Once again Aseroe rubra with a long stipe and with orange/red tentacles that is commonly found in native bush. As is the image below. Scale = 10 mm.
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Aseroe rubraScale bar 
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  Scale = 10 mm.
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Aseroe rubraScale bar 
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While this form with its short wide stipe and red tentacles is normal found in woo chip mulch, as are the images below. Scale = 10 mm.
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Aseroe rubraScale bar 
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 Scale = 10 mm.
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Aseroe rubraScale bar  
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  Scale = 10 mm.
Aseroe rubraScale bar  
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  Scale = 10 mm.
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