Observation 7600: Piloderma fallax (Lib.) Stalpers
When: 2002-10-17
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Piloderma bicolor is a common mycorrhizal fungus in the west and the east, commonly found on conifers in the Pinaceae. It forms a crustlike fruiting body underneath logs, but more often you can see the yellow cordons (rhizomorphs) ramifying throught the soil under the logs and even into the logs themselves.

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The second picture shows the log overturned, with most of the fruiting body suck to the log and the cordons stuck in the soil.
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The second picture shows the log overturned, with most of the fruiting body suck to the log and the cordons stuck in the soil.
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The second picture shows the log overturned, with most of the fruiting body suck to the log and the cordons stuck in the soil.
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The second picture shows the log overturned, with most of the fruiting body suck to the log and the cordons stuck in the soil.

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Recognized by sight: Note the bright yellow cordons (rhizomorphs)

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