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Marasmiellus candidus

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Basidiomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Marasmiaceae
Genus: Marasmiellus
Species: M. candidus
Binomial name: Marasmiellus candidus
Synonym: Marasmius candidus, Agaricus candidus, Epicrisis Systematis,
Marasmius magnisporus, Marasmiellus albocorticis, Marasmiellus albus-corticis.

Marasmiellus candidus in one of about four fungi in the genus Marasmiellus recorded in New Zealand. Marasmiellus species are small, tough mushrooms on fallen wood, twigs and leaves.

http://virtualmycota.landcareresearch.co.nz/webforms/vM_Species_Details.aspx?pk=34870

The photographs below is small fungi found growing in June of the end of a cut log in a damp shaded area by Kendall place entrance to the Te Henui Walkway.





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