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katelomansmith

Date

August 17, 2015 02:20 PM NZST

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junipernz

Date

August 26, 2015 04:47 PM NZST

Description

Growing under totara trees. What is it?

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Square

Observer

codfish

Date

August 22, 2015

Description

Tiny purple coral fungus, 3 mm diam. x 4 mm height. Branching is in two's. Spores also tiny, about 3.3 x 3 micron. Growing on bank soil in remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.

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Observer

codfish

Date

August 16, 2015

Description

Gliophorus with a glutinous creamy cap which was orangy-brown in centre. Gills creamy with blue, attached and very slightly decurrent. Cap 1.8 cm diam. x 3.5 cm height. Stipe blue-cream-lilac at top and orange at base, 4 mm diam.

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What

velvet foot Flammulina velutipes

Observer

codfish

Date

August 16, 2015

Description

Group of tacky rusty-tan fruit bodies with cream gills, a white sporeprint and a velvety stipe with a very dark base. Cap up to 3 cm across and up to 3 cm high. Gills attached. On fallen log in remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.

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Observer

codfish

Date

August 12, 2015

Description

This creamy Gliophorus is common in the Mangemangeroa Reserve but appears to be undescribed. The cap is viscous and creamy with a hint of tan-yellow, up to 2 cm diam. x 3-4 cm height. The gills are cream, attached and descending. The stipe is also cream in the top half and more yellow at the base, 3-4 mm. Amongst litter under large broadleaf trees in remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.

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codfish

Date

August 22, 2015

Description

The cap of this Entoloma looks more like a Pluteus with a covering of dark brown velvety squamules. Cap flat with a slight depression in centre, 2.5-3.5 cm diam. x 4-4.5 cm height. Gills creamy-pink, attached, gill margin concolorous. Stipe fibrous creamy brown (lighter than cap), fuzzy white at base, 3.5-4 mm diam. On bare bank soil in remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.

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Observer

codfish

Date

August 22, 2015

Description

Waxgill with purple cap with some yellow-green colour particularly in juvenile fruit body. Gills thick, waxy green-yellow with some purple near margin, attached with a small decurrent tooth. Mature fruit body flat with upturned margin while juvenile fruit body is broadly conical, 1.8- 3.5 cm diam x 5-8 cm height. Stipe green-yellow at the top, purple in the middle and bright orange in the bottom half, 7-8 mm diam. for mature specimen. On bare soil on bank in remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.

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codfish

Date

August 22, 2015

Description

Small Pluteus with a uniform brown cap, raised in centre and wrinkled. Gills free, cream turning pink, gill margin concolorous. Stipe creamy, glabrous. Fruit body 1.5 cm diam. x 2 cm height. On rotten fallen log in remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.

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Observer

codfish

Date

August 16, 2015

Description

Bright orange Hygrocybe with a dry cap, 3 cm diam. x 3.5 cm height. Gills creamy orange, attached and decurrent. Stipe paler than cap, 4 mm diam. Two distinctly different spores seen in both size and shape. On bare soil in remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.

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Observer

codfish

Date

August 12, 2015

Description

Dark brown Entoloma with tan-pink attached gills with a darker brown edge. Cap with a depression in centre, up to 3.8 cm diam. x 4-5 cm height. Stipe brown, lighter at base. On soil amongst litter in remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.

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What

Agaricomycetes Class Agaricomycetes

Observer

codfish

Date

August 4, 2015

Description

Coral fungus, quite pink towards the tips with a creamy-beige base. Distinct base (about 5 mm thick) with multiple branching above this and finally branching into two's at the tips. Size quite variable with photographed clump about 4 x 4 cm. Large scattered group on soil in remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.

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Observer

codfish

Date

August 4, 2015

Description

Group of fungi with a velvety rusty-orange cap on very rotten disintegrating wood lying on soil. Cap distinctly wrinkled, darker in centre, 3 cm diam. x 4 cm height. Gills attached and creamy. Stipe smooth, pale orange, tapering at base and powdery at bottom of stipe. Remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.

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What

Gilled Mushrooms Order Agaricales

Observer

codfish

Date

July 25, 2015

Description

White club fungi with a garlic odour.

Colour is creamy-white with the apex discolouring with age to tan-yellow. Height of mature clubs 7-8 cm with a width of 4-5 mm, narrower at base (2 mm). Clubs often have a longitudinal ridge down the centre and the apex is mostly tapered (occasionally with a small division into two tips). Remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.

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What

Sac Fungi Phylum Ascomycota

Observer

codfish

Date

August 4, 2015

Description

A parasite - Hypomyces papulasporae on an earth tongue (see notes below)

Soft club shaped fruit body with a creamy powdery mass of presumably spores on the outer surface. Black at base and inner black, hollow. Height 5 cm. Club is 7 mm width at top and base 4 mm width. In a small scattered group of four amongst tree roots in soil. Remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.

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Square

What

Ornate Wobbegong Orectolobus ornatus

Observer

givernykate

Date

July 26, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Ornate Wobbegong at Kelly Tarltons

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Square

What

Grey Nurse Shark Carcharias taurus

Observer

givernykate

Date

July 7, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Grey Nurse Shark at Kelly Tarltons

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Square

What

School Shark Galeorhinus galeus

Observer

givernykate

Date

July 26, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

School Shark at Kelly Tarltons

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No photos or sounds

What

Creeping Fuchsia Fuchsia procumbens

Observer

tsteer

Date

July 1, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Colonisers

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Observer

codfish

Date

August 2, 2015

Description

Viscid waxgill with distinctly green gills. Cap green with purple and slightly orange in centre, 25 mm diam. x 30-35 mm height. Gills attached with slight decurrent tooth. Stipe purplish near apex, green in centre and paler yellow-orange towards base. On bare soil with bryophytes in remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.

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What

Nematodes Phylum Nematoda

Observer

anmar2015

Date

August 3, 2015

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Square

What

Longsnout Seahorse Hippocampus reidi

Observer

givernykate

Date

July 26, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Longsnout Seahorse at Kelly Tarltons

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Square

What

Pot-bellied Seahorse Hippocampus abdominalis

Observer

givernykate

Date

July 26, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Big Belly Seahorse at Kelly Tarltons

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Square

What

Giant kokopu Galaxias argenteus

Observer

givernykate

Date

July 7, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Giant Kokopu at Kelly Tarlrtons

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Observer

codfish

Date

July 28, 2015

Description

Very soft rubbery, floppy pleurotoid fruit bodies on small fallen branch. Larger fruit bodies up to 3.5 cm diam. x 2.5 cm height. Cap colour pink-brown with lighter shallow pink-brown gills with lots of crossing intervening gills. Remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest

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Observer

codfish

Date

June 28, 2015

Description

White-cream coral fungus in a large clump (5 x 5.5 cm) with pointed tips. Branching structure in multiples >2 (often 3). Small multi-angled spores about 4 x 4.4 micron. On soil in remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.

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Observer

codfish

Date

June 24, 2015

Description

Apricot waxgill with a dry cap, 0.6-1.1 cm diam. x 2-2.5 cm height. Apricot coloured gills and stipe. Gills attached, slightly decurrent. Stipe tapering at base, 2 mm diam. Remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.

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Observer

luke_mayall

Date

July 27, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

- Native to Bhutan

- Large conifer up to 45 metres tall

- Pyramidal shape with long, pendulous branches

- Commonly called the Kashmir cypress

- Cupressaceae family

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What

South Island Oystercatcher Haematopus finschi

Observer

givernykate

Date

July 17, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Pied Oystercatchers at St Heliers Beach

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Observer

anmar2015

Date

July 25, 2015