Very large insect ,active when disturbed.
growing under Leptospermum and Broadleaf canopy
Growing under Leptospermum stipe stained pink, rather old specimen cap very dry and darkened. Spores with spines.
Mild taste, white spore print, spores with spines. Growing under Leptospermum
Gills black, 2 hrs later mostly dissolved into inky puddle. Spores brown on micro Growing under mixed bush and pine forest remnants.
Berries not completely ripe yet, pale purple-blue colour. Strap-like leaves , growing in rocky soil.
Pale brown velvety cap. Brown spores.Growing in sandy bank under poplar species.
Spore print white, smooth white stipe, spores spherical with spikes.
Growing under manuka scrub
Growing from wound in Manuka tree.
Grey dusty cap, white spore print, smooth spherical spores. Growing under manuka scrub
Live female insect crawling on Rimu tree trunk.
In bark crevices on Rimu tree.
A tall shrub, about 1m tall
A single friuting plant in this location.
A low tangled shrub growing on rocky ground.
A very large patch growing facing east on rocky promontory, comprising 50 or more plants.
Observed at this location for the first time.
Last few plants in flower in shade of flax
Swampy area beside flaes
Growing trackside in tussocks