Observation 61119: Micromphale Gray

When: 2010-12-21

Collection location: Kaipara harbour, Auckland, New Zealand [Click for map]

Who: Michael W (Michael Wallace)

No specimen available


[admin – Tue Feb 08 12:34:38 +0000 2011]: Changed location name from ‘Kaipara harbour, Auckland, New Zealand.’ to ‘Kaipara Harbour, Auckland, New Zealand’

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Undescribed species
By: Karl Soop (karlsoop)
2010-12-30 09:55:06 -05 (-0500)

I have also found this stinking fungus in NZ, and it is an open question whether it is the same species as in Europe: Marasmiellus (formerly Micromphale) fœtidus. It looks and smells the same 8≈] but experience tells us that there is no (?) overlap between the South Pacific and the northern parts of the world…

Quite commonly…
By: Michael W (Michael Wallace)
2010-12-20 22:36:37 -05 (-0500)

…fruiting from bark at the base of living Podocarpus totara, pileus up to 15mm in diameter, stipe up to 2mm in diameter, strong odor of garlic.

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