Observation 27265: Hypomyces (Fr.) Tul. & C. Tul.

When: 2009-10-22

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

Who: Dave in NE PA

No specimen available

Growing on fruit bodies of Hygrophorus russula. Looks like an early stage; gills not yet completely obliterated.

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Could be Hypomyces chrysospermum
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2009-10-25 21:41:26 CST (-0500)

which forms a white cocoon first, usually on Boletaceae, then later turns golden when mature and producing spores. I think there’s even a name for this particular stage in development, but am temporarily drawing a blank.

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