Sunday, June 1, 2014

At Erica With LVFNC



At Erica yesterday, I met up with some members of the Latrobe Valley Field Naturalists Club and a couple of helpful Parks Victoria rangers, for a few hours with some fungi.

We set off from the Mt Erica Carpark and took the short Beech Gully Nature Walk. I was quickly overwhelmed with the range of plant and fungi species these people were ticking. What a repository of knowledge these groups have! Common and Latin names were flying through the air and I was frequently confused as to which plant or fungus was being referred to. Great day but!

I won’t use words to describe the day any further – here’s a set of pictures that don’t even go halfway to covering some of the species we saw….
 
Mountain Correa in flower in the carpark.

Mountain Pepper


A large bracket - Ganoderma sp?

Jelly - Tremella fuciformis?


Beautiful!



Unidentified.



Mountain Ash #1


Mountain Ash #2


Unidentified - Ghost fungus, ( Omphalotus sp?)


Unidentified


Lunch - I can identify some of these.


I hope to do a bird day with LVFNC also soon. Bet it will be just as exhilarating.
Gouldiae

2 comments:

  1. Your last unidentified fungus is Antrodiella zonata.

    Ken

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