Can anyone help identify this mushroom?

BRS

Biggest Little Reef

Community Member
View Badges
Joined
Feb 12, 2020
Messages
26
Reaction score
34
Location
Reno
I purchased this mushroom from Aqua SD back in November 2020. It was really unique; nothing I had ever seen from ASD before and it was reasonable priced. It was named "Lava Bounce Mushroom." Obviously, it's not a true bounce mushroom, but it does have several round, green "bubbles." I have plenty of Ricordea Floridas and a few Rhodactis in my tank. I feel I'm pretty good at identifying different species of mushrooms, but I can't figure this one out.

IMG_1307.PNG


IMG_2321.JPEG
 
Aquarium Specialty - dry goods & marine livestock
OP
B

Biggest Little Reef

Community Member
View Badges
Joined
Feb 12, 2020
Messages
26
Reaction score
34
Location
Reno
Some call these lava lamp shrooms.

Has the same bubble pattern that mine do but I could be wrong....sorry mine was just fed lol
20210313_155534.jpg
Yep looks just like it! I Googled it and it appears to be a discosoma. How's the color on yours? I was hoping for more some fluorescence, especially on the green bubbles, but mine is pretty...blah. It almost blends in with the rocks and sometimes I forget it's there.
 
Zoanthids

MERKEY

Cronies
View Badges
Joined
Oct 5, 2019
Messages
7,742
Reaction score
37,511
Location
Washington
Yep looks just like it! I Googled it and it appears to be a discosoma. How's the color on yours? I was hoping for more some fluorescence, especially on the green bubbles, but mine is pretty...blah. It almost blends in with the rocks and sometimes I forget it's there.
When I first got it, it had some of the brighter green and under really low
par but I put it up on a high rock and it pretty much stays this dull green and purple :(
 
Last edited:
OP
B

Biggest Little Reef

Community Member
View Badges
Joined
Feb 12, 2020
Messages
26
Reaction score
34
Location
Reno
Mine too! Here’s what it looked like when I first got it. It actually had decent yellow / green bubbles and some purple / pink near the edges. Shortly after it released itself from the plug so I wedged it into a low flow area in my rocks. I actually forgot about it for a while. Now it’s attached and nearly doubled in size, but lost most all of its color.
598AD3FE-ECDB-4FF5-9984-8D78A527C7F6.jpeg
 
BRS

Have you ever had aquarium equipment damaged by livestock?

  • YES (tell us in the thread)

    Votes: 37 15.7%
  • NO

    Votes: 180 76.6%
  • Maybe now that you mention it

    Votes: 15 6.4%
  • Other (please explain)

    Votes: 3 1.3%
WWW.ANIMATEDCORALS.COM
Top