Nidula emodensis

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Common Name=Birds Nest Fungi Family=Agaricaceae Genus/Species=Nidula emodensis (Berk.) Lloyd 1906 Abundance &
Distribution=Moderately common around Victoria but quite widespread around Australia. Habitat &
Substrate=Found on decaying woody material and bark on the ground. Description=This 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. Links=Australian Fungi - A Blog Rating=
Overall: 6/9
Color: 1/3
Shape: 3/3
Abundance: 2/3