Kōrero: Threatened species

Rare fungus

Rare fungus

The fungus Russula inquinata is known from isolated places in Fiordland, Banks Peninsula, Springs Junction, Murchison, Karamea, Mt Arthur and Nelson. It grows alone or in pairs under southern beech or kānuka trees. The Department of Conservation has classified it as ‘nationally critical’, but as with many species, so little is known about its distribution that it also has a ‘data deficient’ status.

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The Hidden Forest
Photograph by Clive Shirley

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Gerard Hutching and Carl Walrond, 'Threatened species - Which species are threatened?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14096/rare-fungus (accessed 28 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Gerard Hutching and Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007