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anmar2015

Date

July 25, 2015

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bill-nz

Date

January 24, 2009 02:32 PM NZDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Leech

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katelomansmith

Date

July 15, 2015 11:04 AM NZST

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anmar2015

Date

July 10, 2015

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anmar2015

Date

July 7, 2015

Description

Ova carried by the crustacean

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anmar2015

Date

July 6, 2015

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pjd1

Date

July 4, 2015

Description

Common in colonies of 3-8 in lawn. Thallus 40 mm tall, cap 20-28 mm diameter, conical, upper surface pinkish brown with darker brown centre and striations running from centre to cap apex; underside with whitish wavy gills; stalk gracile, pinkish brown, 3-5 mm diameter, tapering from base to apex. A species of Mycena or Entoloma?

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Totally tedius Tubaria Tubaria furfuracea

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pjd1

Date

July 4, 2015

Description

Saprophytic on freshly deposited bark mulch. Thallus orange, 10-20 mm tall, cap 15-20 mm diameter, weakly domed, above darker orange with pale orange striations radiating out from centre, margin of cap finely crenulate (almost appearing spinose), gills pale orange; stipe 2.5-3.2 mm diameter, delicate, crushing readily with no evident change in colour (beyond a slight darkening) on bruising

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anmar2015

Date

July 5, 2015

Description

Keratella falculata carrying an ovum
Video Link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMM4SKbzfWs

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pjd1

Date

July 4, 2015

Description

Self sown from past plantings and thriving. Growing amongst basalt rocks and scoriaceous gravels near pond. Plants just starting to flower. Apologies for poor quality images.

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pjd1

Date

July 4, 2015

Description

Naturalising under totara (Podocarpus totara var. totara) trees from bird dispersed fruit deriving from nearby 'Gondwana Aboretum' where fruiting adult trees are present.

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What

Green mistletoe Ileostylus micranthus

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pjd1

Date

July 4, 2015

Description

Parasitic on Plagianthus divaricatus and Coprosma propinqua var. propinqua. Specimens arisen from seed planted onto hosts from Miranda where a small roadside population persists on Coprosma propinqua var. propinqua. Although an abundant mistletoe throughout large parts of New Zealand, Ileostylus is now scarce in the Auckland Region.

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Kermadec Fivefinger Pseudopanax kermadecensis

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pjd1

Date

July 4, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Single planted tree - probably originated from seed collected from Raoul Island by Ewen Cameron in 1994. Specimen covered in immature fruit.

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Rimu Dacrydium cupressinum

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pjd1

Date

July 4, 2015

Description

Locally common tre in totara (Podocarpus totara var. totara) dominated forest remnant.

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pjd1

Date

July 4, 2015

Description

Abundant tree of riparian forest remnant.

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Kanuka Kunzea robusta

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pjd1

Date

July 4, 2015

Description

Single mature tree growing with rimu (Dacrydium cupressinum), totara (Podocarpus totara var. totara), Kahikatea (Dacrycarpus dacrydioides) and taraire (Beilschmiedia tarairi) on margin of forest near stream. Estimated height 20 m, trunk c.0.8 m. d.b.h.; bark detaching in long tabular flakes, these more or less coriaceous, sporting sparse Dirinaria applantaa, Physcia caesia and Heterodermia speciosa. Fallen young branchlets densely (and visibly) invested in long, antrorse, silky hairs; leaves oblanceolate, margins with broken weft of hairs running up to but not meeting leaf apex.

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anmar2015

Date

July 4, 2015

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anmar2015

Date

July 4, 2015

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katelomansmith

Date

July 4, 2015 10:25 AM NZST

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What

Manakura Melicytus micranthus

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katelomansmith

Date

July 4, 2015 10:17 AM NZST

Description

Both the tiny flowers and dark fruit visible in the photo

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anmar2015

Date

July 3, 2015

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anmar2015

Date

July 3, 2015

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What

Honey Fungus Genus Armillaria

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katelomansmith

Date

July 3, 2015 08:23 AM NZST

Description

A group of 30 or more.
3.5-5cm each

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New Zealand Pigeon Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae

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rozpalethorpe

Date

June 29, 2015

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Opalina

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anmar2015

Date

March 16, 2015

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What

Hypotrich Subclass Hypotrichia

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anmar2015

Date

December 31, 2014

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anmar2015

Date

September 6, 2014

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jon_sullivan

Date

June 27, 2015 07:51 AM NZST

Place

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Description

The front garden of Landcare Research Tamaki with a Pennantia baylisiana planted in memory of Ross Beever. Ross was an excellent New Zealand plant pathologist, botanist, natural historian and a friendly, generous guy. May his tree grow up big and strong.

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anmar2015

Date

January 4, 2015

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What

Green Hydra Hydra viridissima

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anmar2015

Date

March 24, 2014