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14 Jul 2017

Shells

Reddish-Rayed Abalone Haliotis coccoradiata


Elephant Snail Scutus antipodes


I know these as "Poppers" because they pop in the fire. Crayweed Phyllospora comosa.


Banded Kelp Shells Bankivia fasciata


A Chiton covered in algae, maybe Plaxiphora albida.  Exposed position, quite high on the shore.


Common Limpet Cellana tramoserica


Butterfly Shell (Chiton shell-plate)


Jingle Shell Anomia trigonopsis


Fan Shell Chlamys livida


Spengler's Triton Cabestana spengleri


Toragy Point



And other Treasure




16 Jun 2017

Camels Hump II

Views from Camels Hump







Shield Fern Polystichum proliferum


Common Shaggy Pea Oxylobium ellipticum


Grey Guinea Flower Hibbertia obtusifolia

Mountain Hickory Acacia obliquinervia


Unidentified but pretty mushrooms

20 May 2017

Tuggeranong Railway

Five Corners Styphelia triflora


Mealy Bundy Eucalyptus nortonii



All kinds of fun railway things





Termite mounds on the tracks


Grey Guinea-flower Hibbertia obtusifolia


Views





14 May 2017

Mothers Day

Urn Heath in flower Melichrus urceolatus


A Ghost Moth pupal case, Hepialidae family


Silver Wattle flower buds Acacia dealbata



Common Everlasting Chrysocephalum apiculatum


Spectacular Rustgill Gymnopilus junonius



Views, space, river.




7 May 2017

Pole Timber Road

Amanita muscaria



Saffron Milk Cap Lactarius deliciosus



They look anything but delicious to me




Older specimens with a green tinge


Yellow-flowering Oxalis sp. 




Just one yellow flower of Small St John's Wort Hypericum gramineum



And just one yellow flower of Paper Daisy Xerochrysum viscosum


Something has enjoyed a meal of Botany Bay Weevils Chrysolopus spectabilis


Views and rocky outcrops on hills around Pole Timber