Observation 32736: Hypomyces melanocarpus Rogerson & Mazzer

When: 1990-08-01

Collection location: Thompson Park, East Liverpool, Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)

No specimen available

On a bolete, probably a Tylopilus. T. rubrobrunneus was in the area so maybe it is young Hypomyces melanocarpus?

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By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-05-16 13:01:09 CDT (-0500)

Since it is actually distending the fruit body I agree with you here, as my experience has been this as well. In ‘Biodiversity of Fungi’ Mueller:Bills:Foster, it states that this Hypomyces occurs on the bitter Tylopilus species, so maybe it doesnt necessarily need to be tied to T. rubrobrunneus.

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