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Date of issue: 19 Aug 1981
Designer: Celia Rosser

Plant: Cortinarius cinnabarinus

Organism: Fungus
Family: Agaricaceae

Brilliant and spectacular fungus.
Rosbust when young, cap becomes flattened with age.
Smells and tastes of 'radish'.
Grows among leaf litter in open forests.
Occurs in NSW, Vic, SA.


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