annepowell500: Jacky Tree Dragon (Amphibolurus muricatus) - a type of lizard native to south-eastern Australia
annepowell500: Pair of Scaly-breasted Lorikeets (Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus) preparing their nest in a tree hollow - endemic to eastern Australia
annepowell500: Such an exciting find this morning - Agaricus rotalis (Pin Wheel Mushroom) - caps to approx 80mm - NSW
annepowell500: Lentinellus arcularius fungi growing on a fallen branch - approx 25-35mm dia - characterised by medium-sized coffin-shaped pores on underside - NSW
annepowell500: What a dramatic sight to behold in the bush - a huge eucalyptus tree with masses of blood red sap oozing out! Evidently the sap protects exposed wood, to encourage new bark growth.