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Phycomyces blakesleeanus

Phycomyces blakesleeanus


Phycomyces blakesleeanus, a hair-like fungus, spotted growing in a pavement, in Volos city, Greece.


The species has a metallic sheen and a characteristic grey/brown cap and is known to grow on dung, wich in this specific case, it was (probably) cat's faeces...


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Ναι, αυτό έπαθα κι εγώ όταν τα είδα :)
(Yeah, that was my first reaction, when I noticed these funny looking fungi :)

Foivos 6 years ago


Δήμος Βόλου, Περιφέρεια Θεσσαλίας, Greece

Lat: 39.36, Long: 22.95

Spotted on Mar 1, 2013
Submitted on Mar 7, 2013

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