Observation 133125: Mutinus zenkeri (Henn.) E. Fisch.

When: 2012-04-28

Collection location: Pico Mesa, Principe, Sao Tome and Principe [Click for map]

1.5822° 7.3511° 522m

Who: nadmoray (nadmoray)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

21% (3)
Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight
55% (1)
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Used references: Gasteromycetes of Kivu (Zaire), Rwanda and Burundi

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-05-07 18:07:36 CDT (-0400)

I believe Desjardin was the first to ID this as Mutinus. I think he had a species name for it too, but I can’t remember what.

By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2013-05-07 16:34:21 CDT (-0400)

This is really interesting. There is what looks like a Zygomycete attacking the fungus. The host fungus looks alien, like a larvae without a head. Bizarre!

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