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|I’d Call It That||3.0||5.99||1||(shroomydan)|
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This black fungus grows on the honeydew of a woolly aphid that attacks beech trees. The texture is more like foam rubber than soot. They often grow into forms that resemble people or animals. This one reminds me of a dragon.
The aphids can be seen in this observation:
here’s a link to more details on Tom Volks fine site: http://botit.botany.wisc.edu/toms_fungi/Sep2007.html
This looks really real odd … is this a fungus or a lichen???
Created: 2009-04-23 07:18:26 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2009-04-23 07:18:26 PDT (-0700)
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