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The genus is characterised by the pores often having reddish colours, and the base of the stipe with bright yellow mycelium. The cap is viscid. Spore print cinnamon to flesh-brown.
Two species in New Zealand, one indigenous and endemic under
, the other exotic and typically under pines and introduced broadleafed trees.
This indigenous species is characterised by the golden yellow, apricot or reddish brown cap, and dull red pore surface.
Usually found closely associated with
(both under pines and in
has become naturalised). There is a possibility that it is an
pathogen, rather than mycorrhizal. A sma