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Photos / Sounds

Observer

pjd1

Date

May 29, 2017 01:21 PM NZST

Description

Parasitic on the leaves of a cultivated Metrosideros excelsa × M. umbellata hybrid (the hybrid known as Metrosideros 'Maungapiko', from Aotea (Great Barrier Island)). Causing dark red-black to black circular leisions on the adaxial leaf surface, surface of leisions smooth but centrally punctate. Leisions show up on abaxial leaf surface as brown to yellow-brown discolourations.

Blastacervulus metrosideri - Photo no rights reserved
johnstonp's ID: Blastacervulus metrosideri, a member of Higher Ascomycetes (Subphylum Pezizomycotina)
Added on December 08, 2019
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

pjd1

Date

November 30, 2018 07:49 AM NZDT

Description

Lignicolous on fallen branch - possibly partially decorticated porokaiwhiri (Hedycarya arborea).

Fruiting bodies up to 50 mm long, 15-20 mm high and 35-40 mm wide. Quite porous when cut open (= dead Polypore - see comments).

Voucher: P.J. de Lange 14338, PDD 116648

Close up images courtesy of Manaaki Whenua

Chaetosphaeria - Photo no rights reserved
johnstonp's ID: Genus Chaetosphaeria, a member of Higher Ascomycetes (Subphylum Pezizomycotina)
Added on June 20, 2019
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

pjd1

Date

February 9, 2019 11:42 AM NZDT

Description

Common on dead kopi (Corynocarpus laevigatus) bark - on standing dead trees and on fallen bark shards. Fruiting bodies externally black, rather hard, internally white.

Determination tentative.

Voucher: P.J. de Lange CH2995 & B. Maxwell, PDD 116647

Kretzschmaria - Photo (c) Amadej Trnkoczy, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
johnstonp's ID: Genus Kretzschmaria, a member of Higher Ascomycetes (Subphylum Pezizomycotina)
Added on February 13, 2019
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

codfish

Date

June 17, 2018

Description

These ascomycete disc-like fungi were up to 7 mm in diameter. The disc surface was smooth and beige-tan in colour with a darker ‘collar’ around the margin which was split up. The underneath of the disc is dark black-brown.

Dermatea fumosa - Photo (c) codfish, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
johnstonp's ID: Dermatea fumosa, a member of Higher Ascomycetes (Subphylum Pezizomycotina)
Added on November 08, 2018
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

pjd1

Date

June 11, 2017 12:49 PM NZST

Description

Probably the same as (or allied to) this taxon noted last year on a ridgeline west of this location - see http://naturewatch.org.nz/observations/3712332

Common on the compacted clay ground of a terrace within a old pa site. Ground covered in 5-10 mm of mostly rawiri (Kunzea linearis) leaf-litter. Fruiting body orange to orange-yellow, sessile, disc-shaped, margins undulose.

Voucher: P.J. de Lange 13609, T.J.P. de Lange & G.M. Crowcroft, PDD

Phaeohelotium undulatum - Photo no rights reserved
johnstonp's ID: Phaeohelotium undulatum, a member of Higher Ascomycetes (Subphylum Pezizomycotina)
Added on June 19, 2017
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

pjd1

Date

May 29, 2017 01:21 PM NZST

Description

Parasitic on the leaves of a cultivated Metrosideros excelsa × M. umbellata hybrid (the hybrid known as Metrosideros 'Maungapiko', from Aotea (Great Barrier Island)). Causing dark red-black to black circular leisions on the adaxial leaf surface, surface of leisions smooth but centrally punctate. Leisions show up on abaxial leaf surface as brown to yellow-brown discolourations.

Leptomelanconium - Photo no rights reserved
johnstonp's ID: Genus Leptomelanconium, a member of Higher Ascomycetes (Subphylum Pezizomycotina)
Added on May 29, 2017
Maverick

Photos / Sounds

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

August 18, 2015

Description

Locality: NEW ZEALAND AK, Auckland Central, 48-52 Mayoral Drive (Mayoral Drive margin of Aotea Centre grounds).

Habitat: Acacia longifolia. Cultivated tree.

Identification: Uromycladium maritimum McAlpine, 1905. The last image shows a pine pollen grain contaminant.

Uromycladium maritimum - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
johnstonp's ID: Uromycladium maritimum, a member of Wattle Gall Rusts (Genus Uromycladium)
Added on August 19, 2015
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Photos / Sounds

What

Common Gilled Mushrooms and Allies Order Agaricales

Date

January 13, 2015

Description

Can you identify an unusual fungi that is in the forest of Mount Tutu Eco-Sanctuary.

Rustgills and Gyms - Photo (c) Eric in SF, all rights reserved, uploaded by Eric Hunt
johnstonp's ID: Rustgills and Gyms (Genus Gymnopilus)
Added on January 20, 2015
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

janet-nz

Date

May 15, 2013

Place

Ruatahuna (Google, OSM)

Description

Fungi growing on rotting wood/litter tawa podocarp forest

Tags

Hypholoma brunneum - Photo (c) Steve Reekie, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
johnstonp's ID: Hypholoma brunneum, a member of Common Gilled Mushrooms and Allies (Order Agaricales)
Added on May 24, 2013
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