Diary — Home ngahere foray, Omata, Taranaki
Home ngahere foray, Omata, Taranaki
Jun 10, 2022
It's always special to investigate the ngahere/bush that I spent so much of my childhood exploring, even more so in early June after a torrential downpour and hundreds of ferocious thunder storms!
Above and below: Roridomyces austrororidus.
Below: A break in the rain allowed me to make a quick night time excursion. I was able to catch some footage of a Titiwai/Glow-worm population that inhabit the bank of a spring.
Below: Hakeke/Auricularia cornea/Wood ear fungus.
Below: The social disposition of Mycena mariae fruiting on decaying wood.
Below: Psilocybe subaeruginosa, famous for its psychedelic properties.
Below: The eye catching growth of a mushroom from the family Psathyrellaceae.