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Ngā Harore o Aotearoa – New Zealand Fungi (and Bacteria)

NZFUNGI (New Zealand Fungi and Bacteria) provides online access to Manaaki Whenua's fungal and microbial databases:
  • New Zealand Fungal and Plant Disease Collection (PDD) - dried specimens
  • International Collection of Microorganisms from Plants (ICMP) - living cultures of fungi and plant associated bacteria
  • Taxonomic information and New Zealand presence/absence status of important fungi, plant associated bacteria and viruses
  • Relevant literature references with content indexed against host/pathogen
  • On-line descriptions, images and identification keys to many taxa

Key points

  • Gateway to a wealth of information on fungi (and plant pathogenic bacteria) in New Zealand
  • Represents one of the most extensive electronic compilations on the national fungal biota of any country

Accessing data

The data from  Ngā Hekaheka o Aotearoa – New Zealand Fungi and Bacteria Database are accessible via the Biota of New Zealand portal. This portal combines data from Ngā Hekaheka o Aotearoa – New Zealand Fungi and Bacteria Database with data from Ko te Aitanga Pepeke o Aotearoa – New Zealand Land Invertebrates and Ngā Tipu o Aotearoa – New Zealand Plants Database. The data are also made accessible via the New Zealand Organisms Register.

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