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Family: Dacryomycetaceae

Members of this group are small and jelly like. They appear in different forms like clubs or petal like shapes. They are often brightly coloured.


Dacryopinax Spathularia


Where: Te Mata Trust Park in Havelock North. In July, 2000.

It has a jelly like texture and despite it's small size it had quite a grip on the tree, very hard to get a sample

Yellow in colour, petal or fan shaped with a short stalk.

Edibility: Unknown? But it's too small to be of value.



Calocera Fusca

Found on a fallen log At Te Mata Trust Park in Havelock North in July, 2000. 

Pin like structures no more than 1cm high. Growing curved on it's host. They grow in dense groups over the surface of damp rotting wood.

Texture is jelly like and smooth holding fast onto the host.

Edibility: Not edible!! Too small anyway

















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 17 Feb 2007


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