Observation 34593: Russula mariae Peck

When: 1980-07-11

Collection location: Mill Creek Park, Youngstown, Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)

No specimen available


[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:02:54 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Mill Creek Park, Youngstown OH’ to ‘Mill Creek Park, Youngstown, Ohio, USA’

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Recognized by sight: Piggyback specimens, possibly Russula mariae
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Recognized by sight: piggyback

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The spots on the photo
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2010-03-07 10:40:06 CST (-0500)

are probably from a fungus (imagine that!). It’s a very old scanned slide but I thought the growth habit was worth sharing. Anyone know the likely culprit of the transparency eating fungus?