An anenome fungus, "Aseroe rubra"
Anenome fungus, "Aseore rubra".
From the coral fungi, "Clavaria amoena"
A fungus, "Microporus sp."
"Mycena sp." fungus. It is my understand that fungi preceded flowers in evolution by a very long time.
This greyish and rather wooly fungus is common in the area, "Schizophyllum commune"
Unknown fungi. There are two here, both black on the upper surface, and brown on the inferior surface. From the fungus garden, near the culvert, a very damp area.
Unknown ? lichen
Galls on Paperbark, which is very interesting. Note how the Gall is picking up the red of the stems. A marvel of nature. Barry has commmented that these look more like Galls on "Eucalyptus sp." but not on "Melaleuca sp.". We will return to the site for further study. See next image also.
Galls on Paperbark, "Melaleuca quinquenervia"
Congealed and fresh "blood" oozing from the Bloodwood tree.
Jelly Fungus, "Tremella frondosa". Edible, by the Chinese, and may feature in a vegetarian dish called Buddha's delight.
A fern ally, the "Lycopodiella cernua" known as the "Staghorn Clubmoss". Quite prominent in mid-winter along "Diggers' Beach Track". In Hawaii they call it "rat's foot". Favours wet conditions.
Unusual lichen, unknown.
Unknown lichen. Lichens are a co-op between a fungus and an alga.