Nidula emodensis

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

Common NameBirds Nest Fungi
Genus/SpeciesNidula emodensis (Berk.) Lloyd 1906
Abundance &
Moderately common around Victoria but quite widespread around Australia.
Habitat &
Found on decaying woody material and bark on the ground.
DescriptionThis aptly named fungus grows in grgarious colonies with mature fruiting bodies opening to form a "nest" around 5mm wide. Inside are tiny, flat disc-like peridioles that contain the spores, which are readily dispersed by drops of rain.
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Overall: 6/9
Color: 1/3
Shape: 3/3
Abundance: 2/3

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