Favolaschia calocera

Chlorovibrissea melanochlora Cordierites frondosa Cudoniella clavus Favolaschia calocera Heterotextus miltinus Leotia lubrica Mucronella pendula Mutinus boninensis Nidula emodensis Plectania campylospora Scutellinia scutellata Torrendiella clelandii Torrendiella eucalypti
distribution map
Source: ALA

Woori Yallock, May 2014

Kallista, Apr 2009

Belgrave, Jan 2015
Common Name"Orange pore fungus" or "Orange ping pong bats"
Genus/SpeciesFavolaschia calocera R. Heim (1945)
Abundance &
Common around Melbourne and also found around Brisbane. First recorded in Australia around 2004, it is going to be increasingly common along the east coast.
Habitat &
Occurs mostly in wetter forests on logs and fallen branches (not necessarily on the ground).
DescriptionCan form large, dense colonies of bright orange disks (typically 10–20mm across), with a short stalk (about 5mm long). Each fruiting body has an uneven upper surface corresponding to the prominent pores underneath.
Similar SpeciesThere are no similarly shaped, bright orange fungi with pores.
Overall: 5/9
Color: 3/3
Shape: 2/3
Abundance: 0/3

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