Observation 211361: Ophiostoma epigloeum (Guerrero) de Hoog

When: 2015-07-15

Collection location: Walking Iron Park, Dane Co., Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)

No specimen available

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Thank you, John – I had no clue what it was.
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2015-07-25 23:06:50 CDT (-0500)

With your help, I found an article mentioning T.fuciformis , which is considered either parasite or a symbiont of Hypoxylon, and its own parasite O.epigloeum. Interesting case involving both fungi is at the bottom of the article at:

Name for the
By: John Plischke (John Plischke)
2015-07-25 22:52:41 CDT (-0500)

The name is for the hairs

I am actually interested not in jelly fungus here,
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2015-07-25 21:14:30 CDT (-0500)

but in tiny hair-like protrusions out of its surface.

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