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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 09:39 AM NZDT

Descripción

This specimen flew onto colleagues fingers whilst getting ready from some field work in adjoining indigenous forest.

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 10:06 AM NZDT

Descripción

Abundant on fallen karaka (Corynocarpus laevigatus) log covered in 'frazz' created by females laying eggs into log. Males, females and copulating pairs noted.

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 10:06 AM NZDT

Descripción

Occasional specimens noted on forest floor. Usually in sites sheltered by exposed tree roots. Although nationally common this is an uncommon species in the Auckland Region.

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 10:06 AM NZDT

Descripción

Tail feather - one of many seen lying in forest. Kereru (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae) abundant in this forest remnant. Those seen feeeding heavily on karaka (Corynocarpus laevigatus) fruit.

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 10:06 AM NZDT

Descripción

Occasional in indigenous forest. Noted mostly on exposed tawa (Beilschmiedia tawa) roots in steeply sloping ground. First three images show dry thallus and last one a wet example.

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 10:06 AM NZDT

Descripción

Locally common near ridgeline. Growing on steep banks with Asplenium gracillimum.

See also https://inaturalist.nz/observations/38627578

Voucher: P.J. de Lange 14599, UNITEC 11405

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 10:06 AM NZDT

Descripción

One of several dead shells noted lying on surface of leaf litter in forest remnant.

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 10:06 AM NZDT

Descripción

Common in indigenous forest remnant.

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 10:06 AM NZDT

Descripción

Many 100's of these seen on the leaves of kawakawa (Piper excelsum subsp. excelsum), in indigenous forest remnant.

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Hierba Mora Solanum americanum

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 10:06 AM NZDT

Descripción

Uncommon. Occasional plants growing in open ground near tree falls.

Fotos / Sonidos

Square

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 10:06 AM NZDT

Descripción

Common on mahoe (Melicytus ramiflorus subsp. ramiflorus).

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 10:06 AM NZDT

Descripción

Common along ridgeline and on colluvium. Often admixed with Asplenum bulbiferum, A. hookerianum and A. lamprophyllum.

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 10:06 AM NZDT

Descripción

Abundant fern in forest remnant. Often growing with A. bulbiferum and A. gracillimum - putative hybrids with A. bulbiferum and A. gracillimum collected.

Voucher: P.J. de Lange 14603, UNITEC 11409

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 10:06 AM NZDT

Descripción

Occasional shells noted lying on leaf litter and along side of stream in ravine. Live specimens seen also.

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 10:06 AM NZDT

Descripción

Common ground cover in indigeous forest remnant.

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 10:06 AM NZDT

Descripción

Abundant throughout indigenous forest remnant. Some of the largest naturally growing plants of this species I have ever seen in New Zealand. Noted growing on steep slopes on sandy soils, in gullies and along stream sides.

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 10:06 AM NZDT

Descripción

Uncommon. Noted on Dicksonia squarrosa and Cyathea delbata in indigenous forest remnant.

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Paloma Doméstica Columba livia var. domestica

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 10:06 AM NZDT

Descripción

Adult dead (obviously). Noted lying on forest floor.

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 10:06 AM NZDT

Descripción

Locally common on the exposed roots and basal portion of the trunks of tawa (Beilschmiedia tawa). Images show dry and wet thallus - same specimen.

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 11:20 AM NZDT

Descripción

Noted on sunny portion of tawa (Beilschmiedia tawa) trunk in an indigenous forest remnant.

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 12:29 PM NZDT

Descripción

Corticolous on fallen log (possibly tawa (Beilschmiedia tawa) covered in Spruceanthus olivaceus.

Upper thallus smooth, without cracking or obvious maculae, uniformly grey-white (images of specimen in 'dry' state); margins of thallus very sparsely ciliate (cilia confined to lobe axils); soredia marginal, on linear, incised laciniae, often convolute; lower thallus surface black with a broad, glossy pale-brown, marginal zone; rhizines central, sparse, simple, black.

I have yet to do chemical spot tests on the voucher specimen collected.

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 12:29 PM NZDT

Descripción

Mostly small plants noted growing along sides of steep-sided tributary stream in dense indigenous forest remnant.

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 12:29 PM NZDT

Descripción

One of many seen throughout indigenous forest remnant. A few live specimens seen but mostly dead ones on this visit (probably too dry during our visit for live specimens to be that obvious).

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 12:29 PM NZDT

Descripción

Locally common along sides of main stream near southern end of forest remnant.

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 12:29 PM NZDT

Descripción

Very uncommon in forest remnant. Noted twice on the trunks of wheki (Dicksonia squarrosa).

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 12:29 PM NZDT

Descripción

Common along streams sides toward southern end of forest remnant.

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 12:29 PM NZDT

Descripción

Determination on the basis of what Dr Eric McKenzie has told me.

This rust was commonly seen on Lotua angustissimus at this location.

Voucher: P.J. de Lange 14602, UNITEC 11408 (PDD)

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Abejorro Europeo Bombus terrestris

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 12:29 PM NZDT

Descripción

Commonly seen visiting the inflorescences of Metrosideros perforata - see https://inaturalist.nz/observations/38695424

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 12:29 PM NZDT

Descripción

Uncommon - noted on the bark of a north-eastern facing totara (Podocarpus totara var. totara), growing exposed within rough pasture near fenceline between pasture and forest remnant.

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 12:29 PM NZDT

Descripción

Locally common - but as if often the case with this species only seen as juvenile plants.

These observations from a drought stressed vine noted growing on sandstone rock cliff face within indigenous forest.

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 12:29 PM NZDT

Descripción

Common. Growing on the exposed dead trunks of ponga (Cyathea dealbata) within rough pasture of formerly grazed and now fenced off portion of forest remnant. Heavily flowering. Inflorescences being visited by bumble bees (Bombus terrestris).

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 12:29 PM NZDT

Descripción

Abundant on fallen mamaku (Cyathea medullaris) trunks bordering stream. Specimens with perianths.

Site obscured deliberately - as this species is being indiscriminately harvested.

Voucher: P.J. de Lange 14598, UNITEC 11404

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 12:29 PM NZDT

Descripción

Testiculate to irregularly spheroidal fruiting bodies noted on rotting kawakawa (Piper excelsum subsp. excelsum) log lying on forest floor. Observed by my colleague Paul Bell-Butler) - these images taken from his specimens which he forwarded to me.

Voucher: P. Bell-Butler s.n., UNITEC 11423

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 12:29 PM NZDT

Descripción

An old nymph cast found above stream on the root of tawa (Beilschmiedia tawa). No adults seen on this visit.

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 12:29 PM NZDT

Descripción

I think this is the right genus and I suspect this is Coccotrema cucurbitula. Have specimens - time will tell.

Corticolous on rewarewa (Knightia excelsa).

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 12:29 PM NZDT

Descripción

Lejeunea possibly. Common on the exposed root plate of tawa (Beilschmiedia tawa).

Voucher: P.J. de Lange 14614, UNITEC 11426

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 12:29 PM NZDT

Descripción

Occasional in forest remnant. this example found growing on the trunk of a fallen mamaku (Cyathea medullaris). Thallus greenish, in places finely isidiate. Apothecia orange.

Fungi

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Hongos Reino Fungi

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 12:29 PM NZDT

Descripción

White to pinkish-white fruiting bodies noted on the dead stipe 'stubs' of ponga (Cyathea dealbata) and rhizomes of Dendroconche scandens. Ponga growing in deep shade on steep slope leading into to stream ravine.

Fotos / Sonidos

Square

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 12:29 PM NZDT

Descripción

Occasional on shaded sandstone walls stream within a deep ravine.

Genus level determination confirmed by Dr. Matt Renner (19 February 2020).

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 12:29 PM NZDT

Descripción

Common on sandstone walls of stream canyon.

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 12:29 PM NZDT

Descripción

Common on the rotting bases of nikau (Rhopalostylis sapida) fronds lying in stream. Stipe black, wire-like and plaint, pileus pinkish white to white, very delicate, gills white.

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Square

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Hongos de Repisa Género Ganoderma

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 12:30 PM NZDT

Descripción

The widespread undescribed, seemingly endemic entity allied to G. applanatum. Occasional specimens seen in this forest remnant - most, like this one dead. This specimen noted on the side of a large tawa (Beilschmidia tawa).

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Insectos Escama Superfamilia Coccoidea

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 12:59 PM NZDT

Descripción

No idea - had thought this was a slime mold but looking closely I think this is an invertebrate or eggs of an invertebrate. These structures noted densely coating the trunk of a mahoe (Melicytus ramiflorus subsp. ramiflorus) tree on side of small stream in dense indigenous forest remnant. I have seen this once of twice before but not really paid it an attention. Now I wonder what it is.

Fotos / Sonidos

Square

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 02:36 PM NZDT

Descripción

Corticolous on rewarewa (Knightia excelsa). Locally common. Thallus greenish white to faintly yellow; soralia capitate, pustular. Thallus K+ pale yellow. UV+ rusty orange.

Voucher: D.J. Blanchon & P.J. de Lange, UNITEC.

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Setas, Royas Y Tizones Filo Basidiomycota

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 03:09 PM NZDT

Descripción

Occasional amongst bryophytes covering the trunk of nikau (Rhopalostylis sapida). Fruiting body pinkish white when fresh drying white, covered in denticles, the spaces between which are densely invested in 'cottony' hyphae (?).

Another "Corticoid Basidomycete" @cooperj ?

Voucher: P.J. de Lange 14684, PDD.

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pjd1

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2020 04:47 PM NZDT

Descripción

Tree growing on side of car park. Heavily in cone with cones at all different stages of maturation. Impressive.