Kōrero: Shrublands

Fungus associate of mānuka

Fungus associate of mānuka

This fungus lives in a beneficial association with mānuka and kānuka. Like many other species of beneficial fungi, known as ectomycorrhizal fungi, it supplies nutrients to the shrubs and helps protect them from soil-borne diseases.

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Landcare Research – Manaaki Whenua
Photograph by Peter R. Johnston

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Shrublands - Importance of shrublands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14547/fungus-associate-of-manuka (accessed 12 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007