Observation 202415: Monotropsis odorata Schwein. ex Elliott

When: 2015-04-07

Collection location: Oconee Co, South Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jimmie Veitch

No specimen available

Mycoheterotroph that robs Hydnellum spp. (and maybe Sarcodon) of sugars. Smells like cinnamon and cloves

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2016-10-22 15:21:17 PDT (-0700)
Fantastic photo of an amazing specimen.
By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2015-04-07 18:10:30 PDT (-0700)
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2015-04-07 15:42:44 PDT (-0700)
By: Matt Welter (mattfungus)
2015-04-07 14:30:31 PDT (-0700)

this is fascinating… Its a saprophyte, obviously, so are saprophyte plants or fungus or somewhere in between??

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