Observation 171078: Collybia tuberosa (Bull.) P. Kumm.

When: 2014-07-19

Collection location: Boulder, Colorado, USA [Click for map]


Who: Nhu Nguyen (xerantheum)

No specimen available

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)
2014-07-28 21:11:55 PDT (-0700)
Christian you’re a genious!
By: Nhu Nguyen (xerantheum)
2014-07-24 11:59:30 PDT (-0700)


By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2014-07-24 10:47:32 PDT (-0700)

looks like the sclerotia of Collybia tuberosa
see observation 79826

Created: 2014-07-24 07:56:42 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2015-09-20 16:49:07 PDT (-0700)
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