Observation 34195: Hypomyces (Fr.) Tul. & C. Tul.

When: 2010-02-26

Collection location: West Valley College Campus, Saratoga, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: chris_moore

No specimen available


[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:07:48 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Westvalley college campus, Saratoga, CA’ to ‘West Valley College Campus, Saratoga, California, USA

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Recognized by sight: Only Hypomyces species I am aware of that parasitizes Amanitas.

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Hypomyces hyalinus
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2010-03-03 23:48:00 GMT (+0000)

is known to colonize Amanita fungi. Perhaps this is an early stage?

That was what seemed a bit confusing
By: chris_moore
2010-03-03 22:07:12 GMT (+0000)

My sons and I saw the volva and were pretty sure we were looking at an amanita species of some kind….

Based on the cap remains
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2010-02-28 17:08:02 GMT (+0000)

looks like its growing on the remains of an Amanita.

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