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anemone or mushroom? #1
Can anybody help me decide whether this is an anemone or mushroom.

in the picture it is under the polyps, I think it may be a mushroom, at night it shrinks in size, it hasent moved and dosent curl up.

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Re: anemone or mushroom? #2
i dont think it could be an anemone, would say its probably a mushroom, or could be something else.. keep your eye on it and see how it does.. it might be easier to ID when its a bit bigger.... but on first look id say mushroom of some kind.
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Re: anemone or mushroom? #3
looks like a ricordea mushroom to me
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Re: anemone or mushroom? #4
yeah i agree! Its a ricordia.

Mushrooms are anemones
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Re: anemone or mushroom? #6
it does look like a ricordea...
corallimorphs arent actual anemones, they are separate species.. mushroom anemone is the common term for corallimorphs. corallimorph link
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Re: anemone or mushroom? #7
Its a ricodea,


I bought a ricodea rock with a couple of baby ricoda's on it.


at their younger stage they can be confused with majano.
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Re: anemone or mushroom? #8
definitely a mushroom