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Aborted Entoloma

Entoloma abortivum

Notes:

The strange misshapen blobs growing with the more typical mushrooms are the result of an interaction between E. abortivum and another fungus, the Honey Mushroom, Armillaria mellea, where the parasitic Entoloma causes the Armillaria to develop "aborted" fruiting bodies.



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ScottRasmussen
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ScottRasmussen

Amherst, Massachusetts, USA

Lat: 42.31, Long: -72.50

Spotted on Sep 6, 2012
Submitted on Feb 6, 2013

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