Pekepeke-kiore (15/49)

Hericium-novae-zealandiae-26773.jpg Pekepeke-kioreThumbnailsYellow club fungus

In a brief show of the life slowly recycling the remains of past forest giants, a graceful pekepeke-kiore, sometimes referred to as New Zealand lion's mane fungus, emerges from a decomposing log on the forest floor.

Scientific name
Hericium novae-zealandiae
Common names
Pekepeke-kiore, coral tooth, New Zealand lion's mane
Pirongia, North Island, New Zealand
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