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Bovista

A puffball at Black Mountain

Bovista at Black Mountain - 5 Apr 2020
Bovista at Black Mountain - 5 Apr 2020
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Identification history

Bovista 3 May 2020 MichaelMulvaney
Bovista 5 Apr 2020 RWPurdie

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Just under 1 cm diameter.

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Eumeninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Black Mountain - 22 Dec 2020 by Harrisi Rutilia (Chrysorutilia) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston Orthorhinus cylindrirostris (Elephant weevil) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston Phyllotocus rufipennis (Nectar scarab) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston Rutilia sp. (genus) (A Rutilia bristle fly, subgenus unknown) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston Macrotona securiformis (Inland Macrotona) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston Amata (genus) (Handmaiden) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston Neoscleropogon sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston Amata (genus) (Handmaiden) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston Tanychilus sp. (genus) (Comb-clawed beetle) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston Sphex sp. (genus) (Unidentified Sphex digger wasp) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston Gnaphosidae sp. (family) (Ground spider) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua (A flower-feeding march fly) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston Pycnostictus seriatus (Common Bandwing) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston Stellaria pungens (Prickly Starwort) at Black Mountain - 18 Oct 2020 by HelenCross Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Black Mountain - 10 Oct 2020 by MatthewFrawley Anas gracilis (Grey Teal) at Black Mountain - 10 Oct 2020 by MatthewFrawley Asterella drummondii (A thallose liverwort) at Black Mountain - 10 Oct 2020 by MatthewFrawley Asterella drummondii (A thallose liverwort) at Black Mountain - 28 Jul 2020 by RWPurdie Melichrus urceolatus (Urn heath) at Black Mountain - 28 Jul 2020 by RWPurdie Asterella drummondii (A thallose liverwort) at Black Mountain - 26 May 2020 by RWPurdie Asterella drummondii (A thallose liverwort) at Black Mountain - 11 May 2020 by RWPurdie Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Black Mountain - 11 Mar 2020 by RWPurdie Castiarina erythroptera (Lycid Mimic Jewel Beetle) at Black Mountain - 16 Dec 2019 by Harrisi Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Black Mountain - 11 Oct 2018 by RWPurdie Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Black Mountain - 4 Sep 2016 by JasonC Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Black Mountain - 25 Aug 2016 by JasonC Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Black Mountain - 11 Mar 2016 by galah681 Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Black Mountain - 22 Nov 2015 by galah681 Rytidosperma pallidum (Red-anther Wallaby Grass) at Black Mountain - 22 Nov 2015 by galah681 Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Black Mountain - 24 Oct 2015 by galah681 Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Black Mountain - 24 Oct 2015 by galah681 Geranium solanderi (Native Geranium) at Black Mountain - 24 Oct 2015 by galah681 Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Black Mountain - 24 Oct 2015 by galah681 Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Black Mountain - 24 Oct 2015 by galah681 Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Black Mountain - 24 Oct 2015 by galah681 Vittadinia muelleri (Narrow-leafed New Holland Daisy) at Black Mountain - 15 Feb 2015 by RWPurdie Sorghum leiocladum (Wild Sorghum) at Black Mountain - 1 Feb 2015 by RWPurdie
Eumeninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Black Mountain - 22 Dec 2020 by Harrisi
Rutilia (Chrysorutilia) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Orthorhinus cylindrirostris (Elephant weevil) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Phyllotocus rufipennis (Nectar scarab) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Rutilia sp. (genus) (A Rutilia bristle fly, subgenus unknown) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Macrotona securiformis (Inland Macrotona) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Amata (genus) (Handmaiden) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Neoscleropogon sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Amata (genus) (Handmaiden) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Tanychilus sp. (genus) (Comb-clawed beetle) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Sphex sp. (genus) (Unidentified Sphex digger wasp) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Gnaphosidae sp. (family) (Ground spider) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua (A flower-feeding march fly) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Pycnostictus seriatus (Common Bandwing) at Black Mountain - 13 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Stellaria pungens (Prickly Starwort) at Black Mountain - 18 Oct 2020 by HelenCross
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Black Mountain - 10 Oct 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Anas gracilis (Grey Teal) at Black Mountain - 10 Oct 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Asterella drummondii (A thallose liverwort) at Black Mountain - 10 Oct 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Asterella drummondii (A thallose liverwort) at Black Mountain - 28 Jul 2020 by RWPurdie
Melichrus urceolatus (Urn heath) at Black Mountain - 28 Jul 2020 by RWPurdie
Asterella drummondii (A thallose liverwort) at Black Mountain - 26 May 2020 by RWPurdie
Asterella drummondii (A thallose liverwort) at Black Mountain - 11 May 2020 by RWPurdie
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Black Mountain - 11 Mar 2020 by RWPurdie
Castiarina erythroptera (Lycid Mimic Jewel Beetle) at Black Mountain - 16 Dec 2019 by Harrisi
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Black Mountain - 11 Oct 2018 by RWPurdie
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Black Mountain - 4 Sep 2016 by JasonC
Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Black Mountain - 25 Aug 2016 by JasonC
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Black Mountain - 11 Mar 2016 by galah681
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Black Mountain - 22 Nov 2015 by galah681
Rytidosperma pallidum (Red-anther Wallaby Grass) at Black Mountain - 22 Nov 2015 by galah681
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Black Mountain - 24 Oct 2015 by galah681
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Black Mountain - 24 Oct 2015 by galah681
Geranium solanderi (Native Geranium) at Black Mountain - 24 Oct 2015 by galah681
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Black Mountain - 24 Oct 2015 by galah681
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Black Mountain - 24 Oct 2015 by galah681
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Black Mountain - 24 Oct 2015 by galah681
Vittadinia muelleri (Narrow-leafed New Holland Daisy) at Black Mountain - 15 Feb 2015 by RWPurdie
Sorghum leiocladum (Wild Sorghum) at Black Mountain - 1 Feb 2015 by RWPurdie

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 5 Apr 2020 12:00 AM Recorded on
  • RWPurdie Recorded by
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