Browse this gallery of Order Corallimorpharia, Family Discosomatidae or Actinodiscidae and Ricordeidae photos to view and identify these types of soft corals that are an excellent choice for beginners. Species of these families are most commonly called Mushroom Corals or Disc Anemones, but have other names like Giant Cup, Elephant Ear, Hairy, Frilly, Spotted, Speckled, Metallic, Fluorescent, Umbrella, Warty, Forked Tentacle, and Ricordea. With many colors to choose from, being solid or multi-colored, spotted, striped, or textured, and because they are easy to care for, one can see why these corals are amoungst the most popular with reef aquarists.
|Harold's Ricordea Coral||Jordy's Mushroom Leather Coral||Martin Hehman's Tongue Coral||Joni Haas' Stony Disk or Mushroom (Fungia sp.) Coral|
|Phyllis Daniels' Mushroom Corals|