Observation 171078: Collybia tuberosa (Bull.) P. Kumm.
When: 2014-07-19
( 2743m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This strange mycoparasite was growing out of some old russulas in the mixed coniferous-aspen forests east of Boulder, Colorado. I collected them and put them in a moist chamber hoping that they would turn into something else, but nothing has happened. Some of these structures can be longer, and once dried, they form a skin that appear to resist dessication.

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Another example
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2014-07-29 00:11:55 EDT (-0400)
Christian you’re a genious!
By: Nhu Nguyen (xerantheum)
2014-07-24 14:59:30 EDT (-0400)

Thanks!

Sclerotia
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2014-07-24 13:47:32 EDT (-0400)

looks like the sclerotia of Collybia tuberosa
see observation 79826

Created: 2014-07-24 10:56:42 EDT (-0400)
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