Observation 19848: Phaeocalicium polyporaeum (Nyl.) Tibell

When: 2009-03-28

Collection location: Royalston, Massachusetts, USA [Click for map]

Who: Noah Siegel (Noah)

No specimen available

Notes:
the very common tiny (1mm high) black pins growing on the caps of Trichaptum biforme

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By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2009-03-31 19:56:45 EDT (-0400)

This is the only one I know of that grows on mushrooms.

Neat!
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2009-03-31 14:09:50 EDT (-0400)

I’ll be looking for this next time I’m out east! Is it safe to assume this is the only species of Phaeocalicium known to grow on Trichaptum biforme? Do you know if there are other species growing on other fungi?

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