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Fungi. Mushrooms. Harore.

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If harore grow plentifully, it is said to be the sign of a lean season (tau hiroki); other foods, birds, etc., will be scarce. ( Best 1902)

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Harore is a generic term for many mushroom species, including introduced field mushrooms. Harore grow up in late autumn or winter, and are collected, cooked and eaten. (Best 1902, 1907)

"The New Zealand forests abound with them, and many are edible, of such are the following, the Hakekakeka, which has a brown leathery appearance, the Hawai, which is the same as the Poupou, the Haroritui, which is a large white fungus,- the Wairuru, and the Powata (Taylor 1847)

See also Armillaria novae-zelandiae

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28 May 2007
2 July 2020
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