Observation 81071: Lycogala epidendrum (J.C. Buxb. ex L.) Fr.

When: 2011-10-30

Collection location: Hawn State Park, Missouri, USA [Click for map]

Who: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)

No specimen available

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18% (2)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: There’s a white hypothallus under the edge of the fruit body and the shape point toward a slime mold. Plasmodium is pure red or carmine in L epidendrum and aethalia are visible near by.

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Thanks, Darv
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2011-11-01 21:41:15 CST (+0800)

I’ve seen the fruiting bodies for L. epidendrum, but never the plasmodia. Makes sense since I found these together.

skin and guts
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2011-11-01 10:57:21 CST (+0800)

This one shows a brown skin and red guts. These photos are useful for identification.

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