When: 2009-10-25

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

Who: Michael W (Michael Wallace)

No specimen available

On clay soil amongst mosses under Kunzea ericoides and Podocarpus totara in native New Zealand bush.
The spore deposit was white.


Copyright © 2009 Michael
Copyright © 2009 Michael
Copyright © 2009 Michael
Copyright © 2009 Michael

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By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2009-10-28 15:44:31 AEST (+1000)

A similar looking mushroom was posted on Shroomery the other day, from the US. Noah identified it as Tricholomopsis decora (or a similar species). This looks like a good match… except for the terrestrial growth. Maybe there was buried wood or adequate woody debris in the soil.

White spore print
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2009-10-28 03:20:20 AEST (+1000)

and fibrils on cap could indicate Tricholoma or Tricholomopsis. There’s that mycelial tuft at the base of the stipe to consider as well…