Observation 32158: Hypomyces (Fr.) Tul. & C. Tul.

When: 2010-01-18

Collection location: near Gatewood Rd. and Cunard Rd., Oak Hill, West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Eddee (eddeeee)

No specimen available

Whit mold like pattern growing and coating the stalk going up the stem of what might possibly be Mycenae. The mold had affect other fruiting bodies in the crack of this log. White cotton like growth over the substrate.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:00:36 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Gatewood Rd &Conard Rd area Fayette. Co. West Virginia’ to ‘near Gatewood Rd. and Cunard Rd., Oak Hill, West Virginia, USA


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on Mycena is unusual
By: John Plischke (John Plischke)
2010-02-15 23:22:05 CST (-0600)

on mycena is very unusual. I just read through over 100 pages on hypomyces and I did not see mycena as a host yet.

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