Observation 66777: Armillaria novae-zealandiae (G. Stev.) Boesew.
When: 2011-04-30
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Light brown caps to 3.5cm Caps wet with rain. Several large groups in same area. Stems to about 6cm

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Oh I see, I learn every day. (the NZ in the name did throw me.) Ta kk

Oz and NZ
By: TimmiT
2011-05-08 01:36:47 PDT (-0700)

I think this observation matches Armillaria novae-zelandiae quite well, but I’m not familiar enough with the other Australian species of Armillaria to offer any certainty.

Although the name would suggest a New Zealand distribution it is well documented to occur in Australia as well. The name is in reference to the type locality rather than the species distribution.

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Armillaria novae-zealandiae
TimmiT, Had a good look through all the images I could research and not sure enough to fully accept the NZ naming. I know NZ has a lot of similar, but not always the same species as us in Oz. Thanks for the info site. I have used NZ sites a couple of times as their info is very good and up to date.
KK

Created: 2011-05-01 22:05:12 PDT (-0700)
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