Cortinarius archeri Purple Fungi Oxley River

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    Diversity in the fungal kingdom is immense and quite underappreciated and neglected compared to other areas of biodiversity.

    Many fungi are of critical importance in the function of ecosystems and often live in symbiosis with plant roots providing nutrients to the plant.

    W Dalton, raven_999, Brigitte Rieser, and 18 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. W Dalton 93 months ago | reply

      This is amazing! I don't know how I would react if I came apon something with such increadible intense colors as this. A great find and moment!

    2. Black Diamond Images 93 months ago | reply

      Nothing I can see in Fuhrer to match this one.Intriguing species.

    3. kjbeath 93 months ago | reply

      A Cortinarius species, maybe archeri but there are other violet ones.

    4. plant.nerd 93 months ago | reply

      Thanks for the ID help.

    5. heycarrieann331 90 months ago | reply

      STUNNING color!!!! Faved!

    6. goatsfoot 87 months ago | reply

      what a lovely find! nice one!

    7. Blackcap1000 85 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Fun Fungi, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    8. New Zealand Wild 82 months ago | reply

      Great stuff!
      I've just shot one of these too.
      Will post soon.
      Cheers

    9. New Zealand Wild 82 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Fantastic Fungi !, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    10. ihynz7 78 months ago | reply

      wow! fantastic

    11. Frederic Noel 73 months ago | reply

      Wow, amazing color. Great find. Definitely never seen one of this specimen in our North Norfolk forests, UK. No rain forest here, though plenty rain at the moment!

    12. brewbooks 70 months ago | reply

      Incredible color - most unusual. Great photo.

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