Observation 249418: Entoloma parasiticum (Quél.) Kreisel

When: 2016-08-20

Collection location: Tuscarora State Park, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

Small white mushroom attached to what I believe is a Thelephora fruti body.

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Micro by John Plischke.
Micro by John Plischke.
Micro by John Plischke.

Proposed Names

-27% (2)
Recognized by sight
-18% (2)
Recognized by sight
31% (2)
Recognized by sight
13% (2)
Recognized by sight
21% (3)
Recognized by sight: I wonder how this is different from E. parasiticum

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Eyes3 = Current consensus


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Growing on a species of Thelephora.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2017-07-17 09:20:30 CDT (-0500)

Maybe T. palmata (obs 249417), or possibly T. anthocephala http://www.mycoquebec.org/...

What is it growing on?
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2017-07-17 00:52:32 CDT (-0500)

Is it a way branched Xylaria?!

Material has been sitting on a table.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2016-08-24 20:45:46 CDT (-0500)

But it looks like it’s in okay shape. The white Entolomas have shrunk down to almost nothing. But someone who knows how to operate a scope better than me could probably get useful info from this.

I’ll bring this to NAMA.

This would be a
By: John Plischke (John Plischke)
2016-08-24 16:30:20 CDT (-0500)

This would be a great one to study. Something like this needs scoped. Very cool.

By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2016-08-24 13:53:39 CDT (-0500)

That’s so cool! Certainly never seen that before.

They look like Creps, Dan.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2016-08-24 12:52:00 CDT (-0500)

But the parasitic growth habit seems unusual for Crepidotus.

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