The bright sky-blue colour of Entoloma hochstetteri resembles the blue wattle of the kōkako bird; hence the Māori name for this fungus, werewere-kōkako. It is sometimes common in lowland conifer–broadleaf forests.
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Photograph by Peter Buchanan
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