Observation 71213: Hypomyces lateritius (Fr.) Tul. & C. Tul.

When: 2011-07-07

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

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

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-27% (4)
Recognized by sight: The parasitic fungus us just beginning to attack the mushroom.
33% (4)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: common on the little orange-brown Lactatius, this is a little more yellow then I’m used to though…

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Looks good, Noah.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2011-07-09 09:39:02 CDT (-0400)

I had not known H. lateritius. Seems to attack mainly the gills. Other photos that I find do show a more whitish covering.

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