Lophocoleaceae

A large and widespread family. They are usually clinging closely to the substate on which they are growing. The lateral leaves are spreading and underleaves are usually present. They look very much alike and microscopic examination is needed to tell them apart.

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Chiloscyphus billardieri

Now known as Heterochilus billardieri.

It can form large patches.

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Showing the underside, with the toothed underleaves.

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Chiloscyphus coalitis

This species is common on banks alongside tracks in shaded parts of the bush.

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A closer view of Chiloscyphus coalitis.

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Chiloscyphus cuneistipulus

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Chiloscyphus fissistipus

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A closer view of Chiloscyphus fissistipus

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Chiloscyphus normalis

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A closer view of Chiloscyphus normalis

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An even closer view of Chiloscyphus normalis showing the small underleaves.

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Chiloscyphus tricanthus

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Chiloscyphus tricanthus - showing the underleaves.

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