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kōpurawhetū Play

1. (noun) basket fungus, white basket fungus, common-basket stinkhorn, Ileodictyon cibarium - an endemic species of fungus. The fruiting bodies are shaped somewhat like a round or oval ball with interlaced or latticed branches. The mature fruiting body is foul-smelling and covered with a slime layer containing spores on the inner surfaces.

See also matakupenga


Synonyms: kōkirikiriwhetū, korokorowhetū, wheterau, popowhaitiri, tūtae whatitiri, tikowhatitiri, paruwhatitiri, tūtae whetū, matakupenga


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