Observation 7852: Russula Pers.

I think the fungus (Russula) is being eaten by a Zygomycete, similar to Rhizopus.


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for the moment,
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-04-24 16:00:53 CDT (-0500)

it requires making two separate observations using the same picture, addressing the host in one and the parasite in the other. we could see the option to have multi-species type observations on the site in the future though.

edit: as far as a name proposal for the parasite, anything from Zygomycetes to Damon’s proposal of Syzygites megalocarpus would suffice.

Split image identification?

myxomop (myxomop)
Agree with you, but how do I do it without creating confusion. The initial identification area doesnt seem to provide a solution.(eg Fungi >> Then suggested naming.) Can you advise me how to approach the problem please? All suggestions welcome. Should I categorise one ID under " Zygomycete" or “Rhizopus Group”?……. kk

this ob
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-04-24 15:30:59 CDT (-0500)

should be split: one for the Russula, one for the parasite.

By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-04-24 09:42:55 CDT (-0500)

maybe the beginning of Syzygites Megalocarpus