Observation 67126: Hypomyces banningiae Peck
When: 2011-05-06
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing from pine.

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By: Matt Sherman (Shermanii)
2011-05-11 23:50:15 IST (+0530)

Damon, I can’t remember whether it was hard or not. I should have paid a little more attention to detail. Thank you for the species suggestions though, I will have to check into them.

Martin, Thanks! When I found it, I wasn’t sure what it was. It wasn’t until I got home that I realized that it was probably some species of Hypomyces. I wish that I would have collected it.

Congrats Matt!
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2011-05-10 07:05:53 IST (+0530)

First Hypomyces on MO this season!

Was this hard, or turning the basidiomata
By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-05-09 23:19:43 IST (+0530)

firm? I think its on a Russulales, possibley lactarius, but hard to say…
If so I would go with H. banningiae. Its from you area. There is a more cottony hypomyces anamorph stage in H. ochraceus but is not yet reported in the south.

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