Observation 34342: Hypomyces (Fr.) Tul. & C. Tul.

When: 2008-10-19

Collection location: King Co., Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan K. (Dan K.)

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By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2010-02-28 00:46:20 PST (-0800)

I found this or something very similar last month. The parasite had caused some rather gnarly mutations of the host mushroom- Clitocybe nuda. I looked into species of Hypomyces which parasitize Clitocybe, but only found two species thus far, neither of which come close to this or what I saw.

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