Pig Ears

Pig Ears

Does this look like pig ears? It does, it does. And hence the common name for Gomphus clavatus.

Hawkwing Elder

Hawkwing Elder

After 7 years, Balfour and McDowell are lucky enough to spot another hawk wing. Happiness on Mount Elphinstone.

Laccaria Amethysteo

Laccaria Amethysteo

Little gems – the beautiful mauve Laccaria amethyst-occidentalis. Lower Mount Elphinstone.

Boletus mirabilis perfectus

Boletus mirabilis perfectus

The perfect bolete is a beautiful thing. And McDowell is happy with even one. Upper Roberts Creek.

Full Monty Boletus mirabilis

Full Monty Boletus mirabilis

This boletus mirabilis goes full monty: fruit body and mycelium. Totally awesome! Upper Roberts Creek.

August Hedgehogs

August Hedgehogs

Teeth. Oh baby how we love finding hedgies! And in August already. Found on Lower Mount Elphinstone.