Flooding rains bring a new flush of activity to our landscape

Over 230mm of rainfall in the past week has brought many changes to the country side .   Huge mushrooms and other fungi are bursting out of the warm soil . Mixed with the edible mushrooms in our paddocks are  ‘fairies rings’  of these white gilled toadstools . These fungi are considered to be TOXIC and should not be eaten.

Chlorophyllum hortense is from the family Agaricaceae.  It is a big, fleshy fungus and occurs commonly in man-made habitats – in compost-enriched garden soil  and lawns, and grazing pastures.  They are common and have a wide distribution range.

About jhx6hagen

Mother,Wife & Farmer . Strathbogie Ranges Conservation Management Coordinator Hughes Creek Catchment Collaborative Landcare Facilitator. Direct Seeding Contractor. Seed Collector for the Goulburn Broken Seedbank.
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One Response to Flooding rains bring a new flush of activity to our landscape

  1. Denis Wilson says:

    Not familiar with that sp.
    Certainly lining up to be a great Fungus season.
    Denis

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