Leura Cascades to Katoomba Falls Walk - 25 March 2015

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Route - Leura - Olympian Rock, Leura Cascades, Leura Forest, Dardenelles Track, Federal Pass, Furber Stairs, Katoomba

Above - early morning - Mt Solitary and the Jamison Valley

From Olympian Rock Lookout

Above - Leura Cascades

Above - cascade below Bridal Veil Falls (so between the two large waterfalls that make up Leura Falls)

Above - Clavulinopsis sulcata - Flame Fungus

Above - Clavulinopsis sulcata - Flame Fungus

Above - near Marguerite Cascades - a nice spine fungus - Hericium coralloides. This was the same location that we found this species growing back in January. This patch looked a bit old, but there were much fresher ones.

Above - Hericium coralloides

Above - Hericium coralloides

Above - At Leura Forest - Tremella fuciformis

Above - Tremella fuciformis

Above - nearby on the end of a sawn log - I noticed these strange bugs. Probably a type of centipede?

Above - This bolete looks like it is infected by another fungus

Above - Artomyces austropiperatus

Above - Slime mould

Above - slime mould - probably the same species in two different stages of development?

Above - Fungi - probably Postia pelliculosa

Above - Postia pelliculosa

Above - Boletellus emodensis

Above - Porpolomopsis lewellinae

Above - Trichoglossum hirsutum

Above - Clavulinopsis sulcata

Above - cascade in Katoomba Ck

Above - Clavulinopsis amoena

Above - Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa (slime mould)

Above - the cascade on the half way ledge between the two large waterfalls of Katoomba Falls

Above - Tiny cup fungi on a log - perhaps Lachnum sp? The cups were less than 1 mm in diameter.

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