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Lobster mushroom

Hypomyces lactiflorum

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2 Comments

Seema
Seema 9 years ago

brilliant color

JakeFrancis
JakeFrancis 9 years ago

This is actually a parastized russula or lactarius. The mycoparasite Hypomyces lactiflorum changes the color, shape, and flavor of the host mushroom!

DavidWehmeyer
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DavidWehmeyer

Michigan, USA

Spotted on Jul 11, 2012
Submitted on Jul 14, 2012

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