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Polystichum proliferum

Mother shield fern at Paddys River, ACT

Polystichum proliferum at Paddys River, ACT - 14 May 2022
Polystichum proliferum at Paddys River, ACT - 14 May 2022
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Polystichum proliferum 15 May 2022 dcnicholls
Polystichum proliferum 15 May 2022 MatthewFrawley

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Olearia argophylla (Native Musk) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 May 2022 by MatthewFrawley Mycena sp. (Mycena) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 May 2022 by MatthewFrawley Hypholoma sp. (Hypholoma) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 May 2022 by MatthewFrawley Asplenium flabellifolium (Necklace fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 May 2022 by MatthewFrawley Blechnum nudum (Fishbone water fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 May 2022 by MatthewFrawley Austropaxillus sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 10 May 2022 by AJB Cherax destructor (Common Yabby) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 May 2022 by pixelnips Myrmecia pyriformis (A Bull ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by jb2602 Thalaina selenaea (Orange-rimmed Satin Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Feb 2022 by SWishart Clematis aristata (Mountain Clematis) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston Bedfordia arborescens (Blanket Bush) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston Daldinia group, spherical at Paddys River, ACT - 10 Aug 2021 by Detritivore Xylobolus illudens (Purplish Stereum) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Aug 2021 by RobG1 Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Jun 2021 by AnneG1 zz – ascomycetes - apothecial (Cup fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 May 2021 by Detritivore Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Detritivore Entoloma sp. (Entoloma) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Detritivore Fistulina sp. (A Beefsteak fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock Lemodes coccinea (Scarlet ant beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by TimotheeBonnet Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus (Spider ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Sep 2020 by SthTallagandaSurvey Pycnoptilus floccosus (Pilotbird) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jun 2020 by Roger Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jun 2020 by AaronClausen Cladonia sp. (Cup Lichen) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jun 2020 by AaronClausen Mycena sp. (Mycena) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jun 2020 by AaronClausen Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jun 2020 by AaronClausen Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jun 2020 by AaronClausen Polystichum proliferum (Mother shield fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb Asplenium flabellifolium (Necklace fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb Cladia aggregata (A lichen) at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb Flammulina velutipes (Velvet shank) at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb Parmeliaceae (A lichen family) at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb Postia punctata at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb Corticioid fungi at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb Chiloscyphus sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb Canis lupus (Dingo / Wild Dog) at Paddys River, ACT - 31 May 2020 by Tammy Postia pelliculosa (A wood-rotting bracket fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 May 2020 by SandraH Pycnoptilus floccosus (Pilotbird) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 May 2020 by HelenCross Amanita xanthocephala (Vermilion grisette) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 May 2020 by SandraH Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 May 2020 by SandraH Grifola colensoi at Paddys River, ACT - 19 May 2020 by SandraH Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 May 2020 by SandraH Zacorus carus (Zacorus carus) at Paddys River, ACT - 10 Dec 2019 by Marthijn Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Dec 2018 by RWPurdie Euastacus crassus (Alpine Spiny Crayfish) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Mar 2018 by roymcd Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Apr 2017 by MatthewFrawley Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Mar 2017 by roymcd Leucosarcia melanoleuca (Wonga Pigeon) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jan 2017 by JohnBundock Austroaeschna multipunctata (Multi-spotted Darner) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Jan 2017 by David Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Feb 2016 by HarveyPerkins Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 May 2015 by Detritivore Olearia lirata (Snowy Daisybush) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Nov 2014 by galah681
Olearia argophylla (Native Musk) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 May 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Mycena sp. (Mycena) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 May 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Hypholoma sp. (Hypholoma) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 May 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Asplenium flabellifolium (Necklace fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 May 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Blechnum nudum (Fishbone water fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 May 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Austropaxillus sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 10 May 2022 by AJB
Cherax destructor (Common Yabby) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 May 2022 by pixelnips
Myrmecia pyriformis (A Bull ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by jb2602
Thalaina selenaea (Orange-rimmed Satin Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Feb 2022 by SWishart
Clematis aristata (Mountain Clematis) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Bedfordia arborescens (Blanket Bush) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Daldinia group, spherical at Paddys River, ACT - 10 Aug 2021 by Detritivore
Xylobolus illudens (Purplish Stereum) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Aug 2021 by RobG1
Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Jun 2021 by AnneG1
zz – ascomycetes - apothecial (Cup fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 May 2021 by Detritivore
Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Detritivore
Entoloma sp. (Entoloma) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Detritivore
Fistulina sp. (A Beefsteak fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock
Lemodes coccinea (Scarlet ant beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by TimotheeBonnet
Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus (Spider ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Sep 2020 by SthTallagandaSurvey
Pycnoptilus floccosus (Pilotbird) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jun 2020 by Roger
Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jun 2020 by AaronClausen
Cladonia sp. (Cup Lichen) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jun 2020 by AaronClausen
Mycena sp. (Mycena) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jun 2020 by AaronClausen
Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jun 2020 by AaronClausen
Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jun 2020 by AaronClausen
Polystichum proliferum (Mother shield fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Asplenium flabellifolium (Necklace fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Cladia aggregata (A lichen) at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Flammulina velutipes (Velvet shank) at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Parmeliaceae (A lichen family) at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Postia punctata at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Corticioid fungi at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Chiloscyphus sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Canis lupus (Dingo / Wild Dog) at Paddys River, ACT - 31 May 2020 by Tammy
Postia pelliculosa (A wood-rotting bracket fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 May 2020 by SandraH
Pycnoptilus floccosus (Pilotbird) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 May 2020 by HelenCross
Amanita xanthocephala (Vermilion grisette) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 May 2020 by SandraH
Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 May 2020 by SandraH
Grifola colensoi at Paddys River, ACT - 19 May 2020 by SandraH
Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 May 2020 by SandraH
Zacorus carus (Zacorus carus) at Paddys River, ACT - 10 Dec 2019 by Marthijn
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Dec 2018 by RWPurdie
Euastacus crassus (Alpine Spiny Crayfish) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Mar 2018 by roymcd
Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Apr 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Mar 2017 by roymcd
Leucosarcia melanoleuca (Wonga Pigeon) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jan 2017 by JohnBundock
Austroaeschna multipunctata (Multi-spotted Darner) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Jan 2017 by David
Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Feb 2016 by HarveyPerkins
Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 May 2015 by Detritivore
Olearia lirata (Snowy Daisybush) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Nov 2014 by galah681

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 14 May 2022 01:27 PM Recorded on
  • MatthewFrawley Recorded by

Additional information

  • 10cm to 30cm Plant height

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