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NZFungi - New Zealand Fungi (and Bacteria)

NZFUNGI (New Zealand Fungi and Bacteria) provides online access to Manaaki Whenua's fungal and microbial databases:

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
  • 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

There are two ways to access the NZFungi database.

  • NZFungi2 - a database providing access to an up-to-date catalogue to all of the fungi, plant pathogenic bacteria and plant viruses reported from New Zealand, together with nomenclatural, bibliographic and descriptive information on those  organisms

  • NZFungi - The original NZFungi database, with legacy web page structure, and last updated in May 2011.

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