Observation 34480: Epicoccum nigrum Link.

When: 1980-10-27

Collection location: Trumbull Co., Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)

Specimen available

Host is Lycoperdon pyriforme. New York Botanical Garden Herbarium

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:06:56 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Trumbull Co. Ohio’ to ‘Trumbull Co., Ohio, USA’

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Used references: Clark Rogerson ID as E. purpurascens

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By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2010-03-03 00:51:47 CST (-0500)

This looks like some horrible human skin disease, the photo is great!

By: John Plischke (John Plischke)
2010-03-03 00:47:13 CST (-0500)

You really have the unusual. The stuff i like best. I have seen this before but had no clue what it was. I have no idea on the clitocybe parasite but will research and let you know if I come up with anything.