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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: Microporus xanthopus


Yellow-footed Tinypore

The scientific name means 'small-pored yellow foot'.
On the underside of the funnel-like caps are tiny pores and the base of the
supporting stem is yellow.
This is a common species of the Old World tropics, from Australia west to Africa.


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