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Pouch fungus (4 o 6)

Pouch fungus

The violet pouch fungus (Cortinarius porphyroideus) is a truffle-like fungus found in the leaf litter of beech forests. Its spore-producing tissue is enclosed within its purple cap. Spores are released when the cap begins to disintegrate, or when insects and other small animals eat the tissue within the cap.

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Reference: Fu0044LC2

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Peter Buchanan, 'Fungi - New Zealand fungi', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11552/pouch-fungus (accessed 14 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Peter Buchanan, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007