Omphalotus nidiformisCommon name: Ghost Fungus
Distribution: It has been found in southwestern and southeastern Australia, including Tasmania.
Description: This species has fans up to 150mm in diameter and has the ability to glow in the dark. It grows on or around dead and living trees and stumps. It is a decomposer species of fungi. This species causes vomiting if eaten.
References: Identification courtesy of Margaret Langley.
Fungi of the Perth Region and Beyond. Neale L Bougher. http://www.bushlandperth.org.au/activities/perth-fungi-project