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sarahlloyd

Date

February 4, 2020 11:48 AM +11

Description

Fuscous brown tufted fruiting body with reticulate spores.

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sarahlloyd

Date

September 20, 2017

Description

Gregarious and scattered stalked sporangia 1.5-1.8 mm high. Sporotheca globose to sub-globose and umbilicate at the base where the stalk attaches, 1.1-1.6 mm diameter.
Iridescent peridium with golden and copper colours remains intact in some sporangia; dehiscence irregular.
Collected from a very large well decayed eucalypt stump.

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sarahlloyd

Date

December 21, 2019 06:38 PM HST

Description

Crowded sessile bright yellow 1 mm diameter sporangia on dead fern.
The 10-12 micron diameter spores have a broken reticulate pattern. The elaters have spirals with occasional spines and striations between the spirals.

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Tiger Snake Notechis scutatus

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sarahlloyd

Date

December 17, 2019 01:12 PM HST

Description

The tiger snake has taken up residence in the hothouse.

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What

Pobblebonk Limnodynastes dumerilii

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sarahlloyd

Date

December 19, 2019 06:18 PM HST

Description

Found among the potatoes when digging in the vegetable garden.

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Black-and-white Tiger Moth Spilosoma glatignyi

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sarahlloyd

Date

December 15, 2019 04:42 PM HST

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sarahlloyd

Date

December 15, 2019 04:40 PM HST

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Tortricid Leafroller Moths Family Tortricidae

Observer

sarahlloyd

Date

December 12, 2019 07:10 PM HST

Description

Approximately 10 mm long. Not possible to get a photo of the upper surface of the wings but they were a burnt orange colour.

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Chocolate Tube Slime Stemonitis splendens

Observer

sarahlloyd

Date

December 13, 2019 06:57 PM HST

Description

Several tufts of stalked reddish-brown sporangia.
Sparse internal net; surface net of large and small meshes; punctate 8-10 micron diameter spores.

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Pretzel Slime Mold Hemitrichia serpula

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sarahlloyd

Date

November 28, 2019 02:39 PM HST

Description

First record of this species in Tasmania. Collected by C. Price.
Capillitum very elastic with spiny spiral bands and longitudinal striae between the spirals; reticulate spores.

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sarahlloyd

Date

November 22, 2019 02:25 PM HST

Description

Iridescent short-stalked ovate sporangia.
Sub-globose 10-12 micron diameter clustered spores.

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sarahlloyd

Date

December 13, 2019 02:07 PM HST

Description

Closely packed sporangia with iridescent peridium.
The species had a stout columella and 14-15 micron warted spores.

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sarahlloyd

Date

November 29, 2019 06:24 PM HST

Description

Young bright orange early stage of this recently described Tubifera sp.

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Red Raspberry Slime Mold Tubifera ferruginosa

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sarahlloyd

Date

November 29, 2019 06:21 PM HST

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sarahlloyd

Date

November 29, 2019 06:06 PM HST

Description

Extensive fruiting on strongly decayed wood. Sporangia were at different stages of development: young and mature sporangia were in close proximity.

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sarahlloyd

Date

November 29, 2019 06:01 PM HST

Description

Scattered stalked sporangia with stout stalk, hard, fragmented peridium and bright yellow spores and capillitium.

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sarahlloyd

Date

November 29, 2019 05:56 PM HST

Description

Small group of stalked sporangia, 1.5-1.7 mm high. Spherical sporotheca that retains its shape after dehiscence; numerous white nodes of calcium carbonate in the capillitium; and straw-coloured stalk that is pinched at the base.

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sarahlloyd

Date

November 29, 2019 05:46 PM HST

Description

Very old fruiting body. The distinctive gland on the stalk is characteristic of the species.

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True Crickets and Allies Superfamily Grylloidea

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sarahlloyd

Date

November 28, 2019 03:33 PM HST

Description

This cricket jumped into my lunch box when we were having a break between field trips during the Tarkine Bioblitz 2019.

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sarahlloyd

Date

November 9, 2019

Description

Very old sporangia. Some yellow nodes charateristic of the species persist in the capillitium.

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What

Fairy Lantern Thismia rodwayi

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sarahlloyd

Date

November 16, 2019 04:25 PM HST

Description

I first noticed flowers of Thismia rodwayi on 4 November. When this photo was taken those flowers had dried out and more fresh flowers had appeared. We found approximately 20 flowers in the area.

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sarahlloyd

Date

November 9, 2019 12:01 PM +11

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sarahlloyd

Date

November 9, 2019 11:31 AM +11

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What

Dog Vomit Slime Mold Fuligo septica

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sarahlloyd

Date

November 9, 2019 11:20 AM +11

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Red Raspberry Slime Mold Tubifera ferruginosa

Observer

sarahlloyd

Date

October 25, 2019 02:47 PM HST

Description

Several scattered bright red pseudoaethalia on a well-decayed Banksia marginata log. Appears here most years.

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sarahlloyd

Date

September 25, 2019 07:54 PM HST

Description

Widely scattered fruiting bodies, either solitary or in small groups of 2, 3 or 4 sporangia.
Numerous fruiting bodies on the underside of a fallen Eucalyptus obliqua.

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sarahlloyd

Date

October 2, 2019 07:49 PM HST

Description

Extensive colony on small eucalypt logs on the firewood pile.

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sarahlloyd

Date

October 2, 2019 07:45 PM HST

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What

Ewing's Tree Frog Litoria ewingii

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sarahlloyd

Date

October 2, 2019 07:43 PM HST

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sarahlloyd

Date

October 7, 2019 06:41 PM HST

Description

The fruiting bodies are not fully developed but the silver membrane on the stalk is characteristic.

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