Observation 122311: Hypomyces microspermus Rogerson & Samuels
When: 2012-12-15
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Widner ranch; Distinctive spherical structures on surface may be an aspect of the fungus or the substrate; could these be formed on droplets of exudate from the Suillus? Touching cap produced instantaneous brown stains, some visible in photo.

Proposed Names

-29% (1)
Recognized by sight: White and yellow mold on underside of Bolete /Suillus
58% (2)
Used references: Phillips
61% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: The common one here.

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Eyes3 = Current consensus


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Thanks Danny,
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2013-01-07 19:32:07 EST (-0500)

According to John Plishke, there were several others with this morphology out there. I have not seen another posted.

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-01-07 09:06:54 EST (-0500)

quite the charismatic Hypomyces you have here. very eye-catching!

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