The Lavender Mushroom is a member of the Rhodactis genus, formerly called Discosoma. It generally grows larger and has shorter tentacles than other mushroom corals.Lavender Mushroom is easy to maintain in the reef aquarium, and a good choice for the beginner hobbyist. It is somewhat aggressive, however, and can harm sessile invertebrates and overgrow other inhabitants of the reef.
- Scientific Name: Rhodactis sp
- Family: Discosomatidae
- Care:a low to medium light level combined with a medium water movement within the aquarium.
- Approximate Size: 2 to 4 inches