Observation 290342: Exobasidium vaccinii (Fuckel) Woronin
When: 2016-06-11
(35.1384° -83.5585° 1385m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: I’m honestly not even sure if this is a fungus. It was found along the Appalachian Trail between Panther Gap and Snowbird Gap, NC. The pic of the flower is from the tree it was growing on.

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Recognized by sight: Parasite on flame azalea in southern US. Other species have gone under this name but I feel fairly confident that this is the real deal.

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