Clathrus chrysomycelinus
The use of the name Clathrus chrysomycelinus in New Zealand is probably incorrect. The scientific names describe a larger fungus from Brazil, whereas this grows only 100 mm in diameter and is probably an undescribed native species.
Common name: Golden basket fungus
Found: Native Forest
Substrate: Ground
Spore: ?
Height: 100 mm
Width: 60 mm
Season: Autumn
Edible: No
Macro images:
lathrus chrysomycelinus
Scale bar
Scale= 1 mm.
I wish to thank Isaac Jarden for the use of his photo
Hidden Forest
Slime Moulds