Mushroom ID??

Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by BParker, 21 Nov 2012.

  1. BParker

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    I have a few of these "mushrooms". Any idea what variety they could be? Region?Opens up to over R5 coin size during photoperiod, and closes to about 10c coin at night. Thanks for the assistance
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    hairy shrooms i think, nice ones at that, love the blue to green
     
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    No Deadmeat - hairy mushrooms have "very long" polyp-like extensions all over the disc. These are just a color-morph of the corralimorph mushroom. I have similar one's in my tank - but not with the exact bright yellow/green/blue spots.... on mine, the spots are a lot more subdued.
     
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    :thumbup:

    are they rare?
     
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    Well - not sure. I cannot say that I have seen this specific coloration in any tank or LFS though....... So - your's MIGHT just be fairly rare..... :)
     
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    That specific sub specie of mushrooms (Corallimorphs) is called Rhodactis mushrooms
     
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    Guys/Gals,

    Thanks for your replies. I'll do some more reading on Rhodactis and perhaps get a closer match.
    I have 15 of these in my TL450 for about 4 months and they are doing quite well. One of them actually split after sustaining damage when I fragged the rock on which I got them. Pretty easy to keep. I can just imagine how spectacular they will look under specialised lighting.

    If any of you have pics of your rhodactis let me know. I'll post a better pic soon (not phone-camera).

    Regards
     
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