Nidula niveotomentosa
(Henn.) Lloyd.
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Description:
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The cups of these fungi are white and woolly on the outside and brown on the inside. The peridioles are shiny red-brown without an attached cord. The surface of the peridioles is sticky and adheres to anything it lands on. Pevious known as N. candida in New Zealand.
Common name: Woolly Birdnest
Found: Native Forest
Substrate: Forest floor litter
Spore: Brown peridiola
Height: 8 mm
Width: 6 mm
Season: Autumn, Winter
Edible: No
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Macro images:
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Nidula niveo-tomentosa
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Scale= 2.4 mm.
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Nidula niveo-tomentosa
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Scale= 2.4 mm.
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Nidula niveo-tomentosa
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Scale= 1.5 mm.
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Nidula niveo-tomentosa
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Scale= 2 mm.
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