Observation 200338: Lycoperdon pyriforme Schaeff.

When: 2015-03-09

Collection location: Craven Co., North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: JohninENC

No specimen available

Growing on dead shelf fungus.


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Used references: Mushrooms of North America by Roger Phillips and the internet

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I thought it was vary unusual.
By: JohninENC
2015-03-10 11:33:00 CDT (-0400)

I looked up observation 54542 and thought that was a more interesting fruiting than the one I posted. I also read the comment about the dead tree possibly being the true host for the pluteus and possibly for this case also. I do not recall any visible fruiting directly from the dead tree.

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-03-10 06:47:54 CDT (-0400)

only ever seen one other normally lignicolous basidiomycete growing on a conk instead:

Observation 54542

Created: 2015-03-09 20:05:32 CDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2015-10-01 07:26:09 CDT (-0400)
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