Leratiomyces ceresCommon name: Red Woodchips Fungus

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: Unknown.

Description: This species has caps up to 70mm wide that are persistently red in colour. There are white flecks near the margins. The stem is white with orange-red stains near the base. It can be found on dead wood. It is a decomposer species of fungi.

References: Fungi of the Perth Region and Beyond. Neale L Bougher. http://www.wanaturalists.org.au/branches-groups/fungi/fungi-books-and-resources/