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Pyronema sp.

A fire fungus at Aranda Bushland

Pyronema sp. at Aranda Bushland - 28 May 2017
Pyronema sp. at Aranda Bushland - 28 May 2017
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Identification history

Pyronema sp. 30 May 2017 Heino
Pyronema sp. 29 May 2017 forgebbaboudit

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Has a bright orange hue and spreads significantly, forming small lumpy shapes. Found in an area where controlled burning had occurred, growing inside the trunk of a burnt gum tree which had collapsed. Possibly accompanied by other fungi with a pinkish hue.

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Camponotus intrepidus (Flumed Sugar Ant) at Aranda Bushland - 29 Dec 2018 by KMcCue
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Mirbelia oxylobioides (Mountain Mirbelia) at Aranda Bushland - 22 Dec 2018 by CathB
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Aranda Bushland - 22 Dec 2018 by CathB
Curculionidae (family) (Unidentified weevil) at Aranda Bushland - 22 Dec 2018 by CathB
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Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Aranda Bushland - 20 Nov 2018 by CathB
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Argyrodes sp. (genus) (Dew-drop spider) at Aranda Bushland - 12 Feb 2018 by CathB
Postia pelliculosa (A wood-rotting bracket fungus) at Aranda Bushland - 28 May 2017 by forgebbaboudit
Scleroderma sp. (Earth balls) at Aranda Bushland - 28 May 2017 by forgebbaboudit
Eriophora sp. (genus) (Garden orb weaver) at Aranda Bushland - 21 Mar 2017 by CathB
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Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Aranda Bushland - 22 Mar 2014 by CathB

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 28 May 2017 03:11 PM Recorded on
  • forgebbaboudit Recorded by
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