RARE FUN­GUS PUTS ITS HEAD UP

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - NEWS - Pic­ture: DEL RICHARDS

This is a scar­let fungi which es­teemed bird ex­pert and tour guide Del Richards pho­tographed at Mt Lewis. “In over 20 years guid­ing around the rain­for­est I haven’t seen an­other to com­pare with it for colour. I was about two inches high in the old mea­sure, and in likely re­sponse to the lat­est rain,” Del told the Gazette.

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