Hygrophoropsis coacta

This beautiful small fungus was found growing under Leptospermum at St Arnaud.

Hygrophoropsis umbriceps

Found growing in soil under broadleaf forest, some Leptospermum present.

Note the inrolled edge of the cap of this species.

Note the thick anastomising (branching) gills of the Hygrophoropsis fungi.

The Hygrophopsidaceae family belong to the order Boletales. Hygrophoropsis differ from Paxillus in that they have a white spore print.

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