Observation 214091: Hypomyces lactifluorum (Schwein.) Tul. & C. Tul.

When: 2015-08-21

Collection location: Mehoopany, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

A fungus on a fungus on a fungus.

Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight: White mold.
57% (1)
Recognized by sight: could be something on a fungus on a fungus, right?
82% (1)
Recognized by sight: This covers the mushroom on the mushroom.

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By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-08-30 10:30:46 PDT (-0700)

I know the orange coating on the entire fruit body is H. lactifluorum. I have a separate post for this, obs 214090 . This post (214091) is intended to consider the white mold and/or the purple on the surface.

Looking at the purplish area…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-08-28 20:26:20 PDT (-0700)

it could even be something on a fungus on a fungus on a fungus.

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