Observation 98242: Hypomyces hyalinus (Schwein.) Tul. & C. Tul.
When: 2012-06-24
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Atfirst IU thought this was a Blusher that had bee attacked by hypomyces. But the photo looks like it’s just an unexpanded button.

In a spot on my property where A. amerirubescens routinely fruits. (There was one right next to this.)

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Not much progress over these past few days.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-07-01 20:52:15 CDT (-0400)

Weather has been hot and dry. I harvested the specimen and cross section revealed inner context that really had me guessing about whether this may be a type of puffball. Scraped off some of the mold on the surface, and under the scope the long fusiform spores (10-15 long with 2.5 < q < 3.2) support Hypomyces proposal.

By: Mike McCurdy (lesmcurdy)
2012-06-26 00:07:13 CDT (-0400)

Nice—hope to see it’s progress.

The mushroom…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-06-25 20:01:05 CDT (-0400)

is A. amerirubescens, a favorite target of H. hyalinus. Newly posted photo was taken 6/25, one day after the first photo. Presence of parasitic mold is much more apparent.

I did not harvest this specimen.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-06-25 07:46:24 CDT (-0400)

I’ll return to snap a few more photos as it develops.

By: Mike McCurdy (lesmcurdy)
2012-06-25 01:29:33 CDT (-0400)

Do you have a photo of the cross section?

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