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Small but quite robust mushrooms on fallen wood and soil. G. patagonica, characterised by the small, pointed centre to its cap, is quite common on wood in forests. The genus includes some of the most poisonous mushrooms in New Zealand.
Seven species, some undescribed, have been reported from New Zealand, only those listed below have descriptions or images available from NZFungi.

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 Galerina excentrica  
 Galerina marginata  
 Galerina nana  
 Galerina nasuta  
 Galerina nothofaginea  
 Galerina patagonica  
 Galerina sideroides  
 Galerina sp. 1
 Galerina sp. 2
 Galerina sp. 3
 Galerina sp. 'Blyth Track (PDD80792)  
 Galerina vittiformis