Agaric of some kind.....
"Russula persanguinea" i reckon, was it fragile? dosnt look fragile in the picture, normaly the cap is about 5cm, this looks like a large one, maybe im wrong, found under a gumtree?
Okay well I had another look and it seems I've got two different species. Number one is this:
Looks like your rusulla, but I'm far far from an expert, and yes it was quite fragile, by that i mean very mushy and not firm like a lot of mushrooms.
The second has a red stalk:
Anybody know this?
Edit: Most of the ones of my property seem to have bites out of them. And yes, was growing in eucalypt environment.
Edited by mickeymush, 15 March 2012 - 11:20 AM.