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Syzygites megalocarpus

 

Common Name: Troll Doll Fungus

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Substrate: Mushrooms

Location: Usually in forests

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This fungus usually takes the look of a mold on other types of fungi. It starts out as a yellow color, but it will turn grayish as it develops. It can be found on dozens of different types of mushrooms.

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Syzygites megalocarpus

Syzygites megalocarpus

On a Russula. Possibly Russula mariae

Syzygites megalocarpus

7/30/10 - Hoosier National Forest - Monroe County, IN