Observation 205216: “Deuteromycota” R.T. Moore
When: 2015-05-28
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This white fungus is super-abundant on dirt trails and paths. Conidia?

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A common soil fungus, Bill.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2015-05-29 06:17:31 CDT (-0500)

This fungus is found when weather warms and moisture is abundant. It could be anything producing white mycelium (about half of known fungi). It could be mycorrhizal, associating with nearby trees and shrubs; it could be saprophytic growing on humus in the soil.

In my experience it is likely not tuberous. But if you find hypogeous fungi nearby, I would have to reconsider.

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