Occurrence record: PERTH 9687769

Preserved specimen of Asterophora Ditmar recorded on 2023-08-03


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource Western Australian Herbarium (PERTH) AVH data
Institution code Western Australia, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Supplied institution code "PERTH"
Collection Western Australian Herbarium
Supplied collection code "PERTH"
Catalog number PERTH 9687769
Occurrence ID 9687769
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by N.L. Bougher  
Collector Bougher, N.L.  
Supplied as "Bougher, N.L."
Record number NLB 1853
License CC0
Supplied as CC0 International
Rights holder Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Institution ID https://www.gbif.org/grscicoll/institution/d129a8d1-2339-4a47-aa19-a8e0a078082a
Field Number NLB 1853
Language en
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code PERTH
Collection https://www.gbif.org/grscicoll/collection/4c63d5f6-b20b-49e5-8006-e2af210eab0e
Dataset / Survey name [PERTH AVH data]
Organism remarks Main features: (i) Habitat in small clusters on tree trunk; (ii) Pileus surface appearing to the eye as if entirely sprinkled with minute appressed whitish particles, these glistening under lens; (iii) Lamellae edge coarsely cystidiate; Stipe entirely pruinose, at least when young. Pileus: up to 12 mm diam., convex becoming flatter with age, never umbonate; brown (near Methuen 5E8 to 6E8) becoming paler with age and then yellowish-olivaceous tones more evident, eventually may be hygrophanous (becoming pale); margin smooth and entire, obscurely to conspicuously translucent-striate, somewhat darkening in some specimens; surface at first appearing to the eye as if entirely sprinkled with minute appressed whitish particles, later the sprinklings less evident to the eye except towards the center, under lens appears densely glistening due to innate and/or very slightly raised elements of the pileus. Lamellae: adnate, sometimes developing short decurrent ridges, edge whitish and coarsely cystidiate thereby appearing toothed or ragged; pale greyish-yellow at first then yellow-brown (near 4C5 to 5C5) finally brown (near 5D7). Stipe: up to 20 x 1.5 mm, cylindric or slightly widening towards apex, often flexuous or bent, entire length densely and coarsely pruinose but particles easily removed so may only remain at the stipe apex in older specimens; always paler than the pileus - whitish to greyish when young then dull fawn (near 5B4 to 5B5). Basal mycelium: conspicuous, white, not hairy but quite waxy in appearance. Spore print: brown (only a faint print obtained). Odour: not distinctive. Micro: Basidiospores: 7.8-8.9 x 5.1-5.7 um, mean 8.3 x 5.4 um, Q: 1.43-1.67, Q mean 1.54 (n=30); ellipsoid to ovoid in face view, less concave adaxially than abaxially in side view (rarely adaxially flat or very shallowly depressed), some approaching subamygdaliform; yellow-brown (in KOH); smooth-walled, thin- to slightly thick-walled; germ pore absent; apiculus small. Basidia: 24-36 7.5-10 um; clavate, 4-spored, sterigmata up to 4.5 um long (but often much less) in some parts numerous aborted and necrobasidia present with brown amorphous or granular cytoplasm. Cheilocystidia: 25-40 x 5.5-10 um (apex) x 5-8 um (neck); abundant, crowded, forming a sterile gill edge; digitate, cylindric, sometimes wavy-sinuous, mostly with a swollen clavate to subcapitate apex; smooth-walled, thin-walled; hyaline non-granular contents; crystals absent. Pleurocystidia: absent. Hymenial trama: swollen cells, minimal subhymenium. Pileipellis: a compact subcutis of brown-encrusted hyphae (some barrel-shaped) 3-12 um wide giving rise to crowded and entangled variably-shaped terminal elements more or less orientated perpendicular to the surface - shapes of the terminals include cylindric with clavate or subcapitate apex, fusoid-ventricose, utriform, broadly lageniform, vesiculose-ellipsoid (then may be up to 40 um wide); smooth-walled, thin-walled (except sometimes thickened and finely brown-encrusted in lower parts); mostly hyaline or less often with amorphous brown cytoplasm.
Occurrence remarks In small clusters emerging just above ground-level from the trunk of a living tuart tree. Area burnt in in January 2022.
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Identification verification status verified
Date identified 2023-08-16


Dataset / Survey name PERTH AVH data  
Field Number NLB 1853
Occurrence date 2023-08-03
Verbatim event date 3 Aug 2023
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Asterophora
Supplied scientific name "Asterophora / Simocybe sp."
Identified to rank genus
Kingdom Fungi
Phylum Basidiomycota
Class Agaricomycetes
Order Agaricales
Family Lyophyllaceae
Supplied as "Crepidotaceae"
Genus Asterophora
Supplied as "Asterophora / Simocybe"
Species Asterophora / Simocybe sp.
Name match metric canonicalMatch
Scientific name authorship Ditmar
Name parse type INFORMAL
Nomenclatural code ICBN
Taxonomic status accepted


Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Locality Bold Park, just to the south of the eastern path leading up to Reabold Hill, City Beach
Supplied as "In small clusters emerging just above ground-level from the trunk of a living tuart tree. Area burnt in in January 2022. Open woodland with Eucalyptus gomphocephala."
Latitude -31.940167
Supplied as: "-31.94016700"
Longitude 115.780222
Supplied as: "115.78022200"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "GDA94"
Verbatim locality Bold Park, just to the south of the eastern path leading up to Reabold Hill, City Beach
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 100.0
Location according to collector
Terrestrial true
Marine false
Country Code AU

Additional properties

verbatim identification Asterophora / Simocybe sp.

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2020 Terrestrial Bold Park
    NRM Regions 2010 Perth
    NRM Regions 2017 Swan Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Swan Region
    IBRA 6 Regions Swan Coastal Plain
    IBRA 7 Regions Swan Coastal Plain
    IBRA 7 Subregions Perth
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South West Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 SWAN COAST-AVON RIVER
    Land Management
    Western Australian Biodiversity Science Research Priority Regions South-West
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Local Government Areas 2011 Cambridge (T)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Cambridge
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 TOWN OF CAMBRIDGE
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 44
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 814
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) GREATER PERTH
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) CITY BEACH
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) COTTESLOE - CLAREMONT
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) PERTH - INNER
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) CURTIN
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) PERTH
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) PERTH - WEST
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) PERTH
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Major Cities of Australia
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) NORTH METROPOLITAN REGION
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Woodland
    Forests of Australia 2018B Eucalypt Medium Woodland
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus woodlands with a shrubby understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 42643.0 frequency
    Species Richness 3209.0 frequency
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 741.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 396.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 40.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 85.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 46.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 37.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 419.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 38.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 25.0 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 18.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 21.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 8.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 13.9 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 10.5 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 23.3 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.32
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 30.5 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 23.6 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 14.2 degrees C
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 18.483334 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 49.0 %
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.51
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Elevation 22.0 m