Observation 34195: Hypomyces (Fr.) Tul. & C. Tul.
When: 2010-02-26
No herbarium specimen


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Recognized by sight: Only Hypomyces species I am aware of that parasitizes Amanitas.

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Hypomyces hyalinus
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2010-03-04 01:48:00 SAST (+0200)

is known to colonize Amanita fungi. Perhaps this is an early stage?

That was what seemed a bit confusing
By: chris_moore
2010-03-04 00:07:12 SAST (+0200)

My sons and I saw the volva and were pretty sure we were looking at an amanita species of some kind….

Based on the cap remains
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2010-02-28 19:08:02 SAST (+0200)

looks like its growing on the remains of an Amanita.

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