Observation 75619: “Deuteromycota” R.T. Moore

When: 2011-09-03

Collection location: Wayne National Forest, Athens Co., Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

I think this might be a fungus on a fungus. The host is a fragile yellow orange Hygrocybe

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Recognized by sight: This observation is of a fungus on a fungus. The photo shown has already been named Hygrocybe in a different observation.
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fungi on
By: John Plischke (John Plischke)
2012-09-08 03:32:17 CDT (-0400)

it does look like a fungi on a fungi. The closest think I can think of it how it resembles what Sphaeronaemella does to Gyromitra but I do not know if there are other species that grow on hygrocybe?

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