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Fungus or bacteria on cowshit?

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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Cheilymenia fimicola might be a candidate but you would need closer pics.

MichelBeeckman 6 years ago

No, it is not Nectria cinnabarina, because than it should grow on wood. This fungus is growing on old dung, so should be some kind of Ascomycete like Byssonectria or Cheilymenia. But I haven't studied these mushroomgroups (small ascomycetes) yet, so I have no idea what to look for.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

The spread looks like fungi to me. Not bacteria.

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Dordrecht, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Spotted on Nov 18, 2012
Submitted on Dec 13, 2012

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