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Ectomycorrhizal mushrooms on soil under Nothofagus and tea-tree. Characterised by a thick, persistent, ribbed ring on the stalk. Morphologically very similar to Rozites.
D. gunnii appears to be a 'weedy' species, often associated with nursery-grown tea-tree.
Three species have been reported from New Zealand, only those listed below have descriptions or images available from NZFungi.

Name (click to select)Image (click to enlarge)
 Descolea gunnii  
 Descolea majestatica  
 Descolea phlebophora