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Go to the NZFungi website for more indepth information on Naucoria aurora. Naucoria aurora


Agaricus aurora


Present in region - Indigenous

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Caption: 28-Hydrocybe sp.: a. spores.

Article: Cooke, M.C. (1890). New Zealand fungi. Grevillea 19(89): 1-4.

Article: Horak, E. (1971). A contribution towards the revision of the Agaricales (Fungi) from New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany 9(3): 403-462 (http://www.rsnz.org/publish/abstracts.php).
Notes: Naucoria aurora Cooke and Massee (7 D) Fig. 2 = Hydrocybe sp.
The type material (Bergren 134) is in poor condition, but according to the spores which are rust-coloured, minutely warty, ellipsoid, 6.5-8 X 4.5ยต, this species must be considered an Hydrocybe. Cystidia absent.