Austropaxillus mcnabbii

Syn. Paxillus aurantiacus)

A yellow to yellowish brown species with pale yellow gills. The cap often has brown squamules on it. Cap diam: 30–85 mm.

Austropaxillus nothofagi

(Syn. Paxillus nothofagi)

This species begins as a convex shape then becomes funnel-shaped. It can be quite large – up to 20 cm in diameter. The colour can be various shades of tan-brown and the cap is felty.

Austropaxillus squarrosus

(Syn. Paxillus squarrosus)

With its dark brown cap, this species is easily distinguished from the other two. Cap diam: 30–100 mm.

This image shows young specimens of A. squarrosus.

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