Kōrero: Fungi

Beech strawberry fungus

Beech strawberry fungus

The soft, yellow-orange fruiting bodies of the beech strawberry (Cyttaria gunnii) are about the size of a golf ball. This fungus is a parasite on silver beech. The fruiting bodies form in spring on the outer branches of infected trees.

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Landcare Research – Manaaki Whenua
Photograph by Peter R. Johnston

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Peter Buchanan, 'Fungi - Parasites: disease-causing fungi', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11585/beech-strawberry-fungus (accessed 18 May 2021)

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