For those who are on the journey with me, here are some photographs of fully opened Helmet Orchids. I’m not completely sure, but I think I may have photographed two different species of Helmet Orchid. We certainly have the Slaty Helmet Orchid (Corybas incurvus) and looking at distinctions of colour, shape and curve, I think we may have a Veined Helmet Orchid (Corybas diemenicus) as well. The latter is still in the process of opening, so I am extremely curious to see if the clear coloured teeth curve outward instead of inward when fully open.
I won’t keep you in suspense any longer – here are the photographs: