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Fungi at Mt Worth


Mount Worth State Park protects a remnant of the forests that once covered the western Strzelecki Ranges. Tall wet forests of Mountain Ash, Mountain Grey Gum and Blackwood grow on the hills and slopes. In this environment the proliferation of fungi is stunning. Recent surveys by the Field Naturalists of Victoria have found over 40 different species. Below are some brilliant pictures take during the 2017 survey… how many would you have recognised as fungi?

FNCV 4 June 2017 MW10 Tiny red agaric by Paul George

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAFNCV 4 June 2017 MW4 Lentinellus tasmanicus by Reiner RichterCordyceps gunnii SGFungi on Moonlight Divide Track 4 June 2017 photo Tony Castle

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