Amanita muscaria (fly agaric) is a toxic mushroom containing a hallucinogenic substance, muscimol. This example is in Pollard Park.
Byssomerulius psittacinus is a polyphore fungus endemic to New Zealand, associated with beech forests.
Calvatia craniiformis (Brain puffball) is a puffball with a diameter of about 15-20cm.
Coprinopsis lagopus (hare's foot inkcap) mushroom identified in Witherlea, Blenheim
Coprinus comatus or shaggy inkcap is a common edible fungus.
Cortinarius porphyroideus is an endemic pouch fungus associated with beech forests. This example was found in the upper Wairau area.
An introduced saprotrophic pore fungus found on decaying wood.
Gymnopilus junonius is a large, orange mushroom typically found on tree trunks and stumps. This example is at Taylor Dam, Blenheim
Pholiota aurivella is a species of fungi found particularly in NZ native forests.
Stereum ostrea is a native, but non-endemic plant pathogen that grows on tree bark and decaying wood. This example is from Pine Valley
A fungus in the Strophariaceae family, endemic to New Zealand