Also known as sulphur tuft. This bouquet of young mushrooms was found in a wood chip area at Ocean City State Park. The weather was bursts of rain with sunny sky's in between in the upper 50's. This mushroom has a
Distinct strong bitter taste.
FUNNZ2006/0580;Host:;Substrate:wood;Ecosystem:;Locality:Rimu Track, Big Tree, Karamea;MapL28;Collector:Genevieve Gates;;
FUNNZ2006/0445;Host:;Substrate:dead wood;Ecosystem:;Locality:Charming Creek Walkway;MapL28;Collector:Wilson & Allen;;
FUNNZ2006/0984;Host:;Substrate:wood;Ecosystem:mixed forest;Locality:Nile River Walkway;MapK30;Collector:Petra White;;
Hypholoma fasciculare, commonly known as the sulphur tuft, sulfur tuft or clustered woodlover, is a common woodland mushroom, often in evidence when hardly any other mushrooms are to be found. This saprophagic small gill fungus grows prolifically in large clumps on stumps, dead roots or rotting trunks of broadleaved trees.