Epiphytic orchid in full flower growing on the trunk of a Tawa ~ Beilschmeidia tawa about half way along the Tawa track off Lake Rd, Lake Waikaremoana.
Fruiting bodies seen on root crown of Kamahi (Weinmannia racemosa)
Fruiting body observed emerging out of the ground/leaf litter in amongst regenerating Kanuka/Tanekaha/Punga woodland
Large number of flowering orchids observed on the edge of the walking track growing under Kauri rickers, young Tanekaha and various native shrubs.
Found growing on a decaying Punga log on the forest floor
Roosting in Manuka trees in the back garden then flying between trees feeding on Kowhai flowers.
Observed growing on tree fern stem.
Observed growing attached to stems of both Pohutukawa and Tawa trees. Just missed flowering faded petals still attached.