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Christmas Island Botanical Postage Stamps

Date of issue: 30 April 1984
Designer: Ian Loe
Printer: Format International

Part of a series of five fungi stamps

Fungus: Hydropus anthidepas

(stamp text uses an older name: Trogia anthidepas)


No common name

This fungus is widespread in the tropics. Members of the genus usually grow
as saprobes on rotting wood, forest litter, and mosses.


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