Excel: help with an =IF formula

Hi everyone, I have a formula that calculates totals based on specific text entered in another cell, which works fine: =SUMIF(D6:D28,"=*pine*",E6:E28) This formula is entered into cell E32. What I would like is for it to look at the contents of D32, and alter its' search criteria accordingly. Something like, =IF(D32,"*pine*")=SUMIF(D6:D28,"=*pine*",E6:E28)=IF(D32,"*Larch*")=SUMIF(D6:D28,"=*lar*",E6:E28) etc etc. I feel like I'm close to getting this right but I don't have enough knowledge to be able crack it. Any help would be much appreciated. Cheers Jon

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