Drechmeria gunnii

Dark Vegetable Caterpillar at Holt, ACT

Drechmeria gunnii at Holt, ACT - 25 Jun 2022
Drechmeria gunnii at Holt, ACT - 25 Jun 2022
Drechmeria gunnii at Holt, ACT - 25 Jun 2022
Drechmeria gunnii at Holt, ACT - 25 Jun 2022
Drechmeria gunnii at Holt, ACT - 25 Jun 2022
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Identification history

Drechmeria gunnii 28 Jun 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Drechmeria gunnii 25 Jun 2022 trevorpreston
Geoglossum sp. (genus) 25 Jun 2022 trevorpreston

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Black club fungi about 8cm high. Growing in Grass under acacia trees.

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trevorpreston wrote:
   25 Jun 2022
After a search of black clubs this is clearly Drechmeria gunnii. The large size, yellowish stem, and the fact that it was under acacia all point to this species very strongly.

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zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Coree, ACT - 25 Jun 2022 by trevorpreston
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Anzoplana trilineata (A Flatworm) at Holt, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by tpreston
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Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort Plantain, Lamb's Tongues) at Dunlop, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by MattM
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