Observation 18079: Hypocrea Fr. (Site ID) (Trichoderma)

When: 2008-05-15

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

Who: John Plischke (John Plischke)

No specimen available

This mushroom is growing on the underside of rotting Polyporus squamosus. The round balls are very hard and tuber like.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:07:29 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Washington County PA park’ to ‘Washington Park, Washington Co., Pennsylvania, USA’


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Would be nice to see it cut in half
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-02-08 09:44:21 CST (-0500)

Hard and tuber-like? Sounds (and looks) like an Endogone, a kind of mold.
Haven’t seen anyone growing on a polypore, though..