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powdery mushroom on blackened Russula

Asterophora lycoperdoides

Description:

small, brown powdery mushrooms on top of a blackened Russula

Habitat:

Russula on ground in mixed woods

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4 Comments

AlexKonig
AlexKonig 9 years ago

ok thanks .in my book (1999 - dr. edwald gerhardt) stands all 2. thanks will rescribe it in the book.

garylincoff
garylincoff 9 years ago

Asterophora lycoperdoides was described in 1809, Nyctalis asterophora in 1838. Index Fungorum recognizes Asterophora lycoperdoides.

Ivan Rodriguez
Ivan Rodriguez 9 years ago

Nice find! I found some fungus similair to yours, although they always occured alone and I couldn't tell if they were growing on a mushroom or not. What do you think? http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/723...

AlexKonig
AlexKonig 9 years ago

thats a nice shot with very nice specimen. most of them i found looked like c... . but i had not found the brown ones, mine was always white!! asterophora lycoperdoides--> isn't it renamed to Nyctalis asterophora ???

garylincoff
Spotted by
garylincoff

New Jersey, USA

Spotted on Sep 19, 2011
Submitted on Sep 24, 2011

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