Observation 95539: Pleuricospora fimbriolata

When: 2012-05-25

Collection location: Crystal Basin, near Ice House Reservoir, El Dorado National Forest, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)

Specimen available

under pine and fir in mixed forest. I dug all the way down to the very base of this flower stalk, but couldn’t quite reach the fungal host.

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Recognized by sight: an achlorophyllous mycoheterotroph; all white (no red or pink colors) when in young “asparagus” form; tubular flowers w/yellow centers. parasitic upon Gautieria

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yup, we found these at all ages…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-05-26 11:24:41 MDT (-0600)

from white “asparagus” to full bloom, but I didn’t have my camera in the field with me.

cool find!
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2012-05-26 11:17:14 MDT (-0600)


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