Story: Fungi

Corals, cups and stinkhorns (1st of 3)

Corals, cups and stinkhorns

Various forms of coral fungi live in native forest. This violet species, Clavaria zollingeri, grows about 6 centimetres tall and is found under tree ferns.

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Peter Buchanan, 'Fungi - Saprobes: decomposers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 April 2024)

Story by Peter Buchanan, published 24 Sep 2007