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Fleshy fungi attached to the substrate directly from the side of the cap, or through a short stalk at one side of the cap, cap smooth, spore print white.
Eight species of
have been reported for New Zealand, but most are poorly understood taxonomically.
Three common superficially similar New Zealand genera share these features.
has a soft cap with easily broken flesh.
have a gelatinous layer beneath the surface of the cap, making the flesh difficult to break. All saprobic.
has a similar habit, but no images are available for this genus. It is distinguished by the spore walls covered by conspicuous, conical spines.
One of the indigenous species.
Probably an exotic species as it is typically found in disturbed and urban sites.