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Byssomerulius psittacinus

Last Modified: 10-4-2018 15:54

Byssomerulius psittacinus
Byssomerulius psittacinus

Byssomerulius psittacinus is a polyphore fungus endemic to New Zealand, associated with beech forests. Polyphore fungi are mostly wood decomposers, although some also form symbiotic relationships.

This example was observed on decaying wood in Witherlea, Blenheim.

Location: Latitude: -41.536770 Longitude: 173.961441"

Image Date: 21/3/2017

Photographer: Christopher Cookson

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