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Fungi

Brown Fungus

Brown Fungus

There is a tree stump along Scenic Drive between the roundabout and Woodlands Park Road which must be a substrate of a fungus, sprouting its fruiting bodies from time to time. Right now it presents a particularly fine display.…

Autumn

Fungus

Fungus

This beauty of a fungus was on the steep slope right beside Scenic Drive. Looks quite common, but I don’t have an ID.…

Fungi

Fungi

Fungi

The wood chip mulch by the railway line in Olympic Park is an ideal substrate for cultures of these fungi – decay at its finest.

Note: this blog will enter a recuperative pause – hopefully short.…

Autumn

Fungi

Fungi

Well-nourished from the remnants of felled trees, these fungi (no idea what they are) are signs of autumn. And I was not the only one who liked them – but I did not nibble on them.…

New Year

Fungi

Fungi

The City Daily Photo theme for January is “Photo of the Year”. Click here for more contributions.

This picture of fungi in the bush is in my opinion one of the better ones that I showed during the year 2013.…

Fungi

Fungi

Fungi

A black and white counterpart to last week’s fun with fungi, probably the honey mushroom Armillaria Novae Zealandiae. It’s the time of year when leaves are falling and fungi burst out from the damp.

For more black and white images check out Dragonstar’s Weekend in Black and White.…

Colourful Names

Leucoprinus Birnbaumii

Leucoprinus Birnbaumii

The official name according to wikipedia is Leucocoprinus Birnbaumii, although you might also find the latin name of Lepiota lutea — none of which can compare to suggested common names such as “plantpot dapperling”, “yellow parasol”, “flowerpot parasol”, “yellow houseplant mushroom”, “lemon-yellow lepiota”, or “yellow pleated parasol”.…

Basket Fungus (Ileodictyon Cibarium)

Basket Fungus (Ileodictyon Cibarium)

Basket Fungus (Ileodictyon Cibarium)

We saw several of these when we did the Mount Auckland Atuanui Walkway. They grow like puffballs on the ground – this one would be about 10cm in diameter – then the skin bursts and reveals this pretty structure.…

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