Fruiting bodies and leaves. Photo: Don Wood, Scotia Sanctuary, NSW

Shrub. Photo: Don Wood, Scotia Sanctuary, NSW

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Shrub or perennial forb to 60cm tall.  Leaves alternating up the stems, 0.2-0.5cm long, flat, hairy.  Flowers tiny (less than 3mm across), solitary at the bases of the leaves.  Fruiting body yellow to brown or black, with a single hairless horizontal wing with no radial slit, the upper body hairy, the lower body hairless.

Description (page 272) and line drawing of fruiting body (Fig. 47-21 page 271) in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales

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