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    • Zygote Fungi
  • Scientific Names
    • Zygomycota
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    • Mohos y parientes

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Recent observations

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cooperj

Date

August 11, 2012

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cooperj

Date

July 6, 2014

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cooperj

Date

June 14, 2014

Description

in soil, scale = 1cm

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grahame

Date

August 4, 2014

Description

A really hairy fungi on a Pukeko poo

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Observer

nzwide

Date

August 2, 2014

Description

On dog feaces

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grahame

Date

July 5, 2014

Description

Another in my experiments of what do fruit become when left to decay.
These 2 were Feijoas.

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Observer

johnsteel

Date

June 18, 2014

Description

Growing on cat faeces in darkness beneath a house.

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What

Mucoromycotina Phycomyces blakesleeanus

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

April 4, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Genus Entomophthora Genus Entomophthora

Observer

epitree

Date

February 9, 2014

Description

On dead Kikihia sp

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What

Mucormycotina Genus Phycomyces

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

September 1, 2013

Description

Pin Mould growing on some animal faeces. Possibly Phycomyces blakesleeanus?

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Observer

shona_t

Date

July 22, 2013

Description

Do not know what the first one is growing on.
The second, within 500mm, is perhaps on dog dropping.
Fly larva found nearby, see Tag "fly hair"

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What

Genus Mucor Genus Mucor

Observer

grahame

Date

July 9, 2013

Description

Genus Mucor
On Black Swan poo.
This one seems to have finer "hair" than the earlier ones I've found.

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Description from Wikipedia

Zygomycota, or zygote fungi, is a phylum of fungi. The name comes from zygosporangia, where resistant spherical spores are formed during sexual reproduction. Approximately 1060 species are known. They are mostly terrestrial in habitat, living in soil or on decaying plant or animal material. Some are parasites of plants, insects, and small animals, while others form symbiotic relationships with plants. Zygomycete hyphae may be coenocytic, forming septa only where gametes are formed or to wall off...

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