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Fungi: Ascomycota: Sordariomycetes: Hypocreales: Hypocreaceae: Hypomyces chrysospermus Tul. & C.Tul.

Hypomyces chrysospermus – bolete mould

Synonyms: Apiocrea chrysosperma, Hypocrea chrysosperma, Hypolyssus chrysospermus, Mucor chrysospermus, Mycobanche chrysosperma, Reticularia chrysosperma, Sepedonium chrysospermum, Sepedonium mycophilum, Sporotrichum mycophilum, Sporotrichum rubicundum, Trichoderma mycophilum, Uredo mycophila.

Common name: bolete mould.

Extract from Wikipedia article: The bolete eater, Hypomyces chrysospermus, is a parasitic ascomycete fungus that grows on bolete mushrooms, turning the afflicted host a whitish, golden yellow, or tan color. It is found in Eurasia and North America, as well as southwest Western Australia. Unlike the related Lobster mushroom, H. lactifluorum, the bolete eater and its afflicted host mushrooms are inedible.

Chinese: 金孢菌寄生, Czech: Nedohub zlatovýtrusný, Dutch: Goudgele zwameter, Finnish: Tatinriesa, German: Goldschimmel, Hungarian: Aranypenész, Swedish: Gul svampsnylting.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Bolete eater (golden yellow parasitic ascomycete fungus <B>Hypomyces chrysospermus</B> on bolete mushrooms) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-06-06.htm">June 6, 2018</A>
LinkBolete eater (golden yellow parasitic ascomycete fungus Hypomyces chrysospermus on bolete mushrooms) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 6, 2018
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Bolete eater mold fungus (<B>Hypomyces chrysospermus</B>) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-06-06.htm">June 6, 2018</A>
LinkBolete eater mold fungus (Hypomyces chrysospermus) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 6, 2018
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Parasitic fungus bolete mould (<B>Hypomyces chrysospermus</B>) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-06-06.htm">June 6, 2018</A>
LinkParasitic fungus bolete mould (Hypomyces chrysospermus) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 6, 2018
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Masses of bolete eater mold fungus (<B>Hypomyces chrysospermus</B>) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-06-06.htm">June 6, 2018</A>
LinkMasses of bolete eater mold fungus (Hypomyces chrysospermus) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 6, 2018
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Bolete mushroom Strobilomyces dryophilus with golden yellow parasitic ascomycete fungus <B>Hypomyces chrysospermus</B> in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-09-25.htm">September 25, 2018</A>
LinkBolete mushroom Strobilomyces dryophilus with golden yellow parasitic ascomycete fungus Hypomyces chrysospermus in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, September 25, 2018
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Golden yellow parasitic ascomycete fungus <B>Hypomyces chrysospermus</B> in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-09-25.htm">September 25, 2018</A>
LinkGolden yellow parasitic ascomycete fungus Hypomyces chrysospermus in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, September 25, 2018
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Bolete eater fungus (golden yellow parasitic ascomycete fungus <B>Hypomyces chrysospermus</B>) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-09-25.htm">September 25, 2018</A>
LinkBolete eater fungus (golden yellow parasitic ascomycete fungus Hypomyces chrysospermus) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, September 25, 2018
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Bolete mould parasitic fungus (<B>Hypomyces chrysospermus</B>) on Boletus luridellus in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Washington, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-09-05.htm">September 5, 2020</A>
LinkBolete mould parasitic fungus (Hypomyces chrysospermus) on Boletus luridellus in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Washington, Texas, September 5, 2020
Location on maps23400 Park Rd 12, Washington, TX 77880, USA
Underside of bolete Boletus luridellus with a parasitic fungus <B>Hypomyces chrysospermus</B> on a grassy lawn in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Washington, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-09-05.htm">September 5, 2020</A>
LinkUnderside of bolete Boletus luridellus with a parasitic fungus Hypomyces chrysospermus on a grassy lawn in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Washington, Texas, September 5, 2020
Location on maps23400 Park Rd 12, Washington, TX 77880, USA
Old bolete mushroom with bolete mould (<B>Hypomyces chrysospermus</B>) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-10-11.htm">October 11, 2020</A>
LinkOld bolete mushroom with bolete mould (Hypomyces chrysospermus) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, October 11, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Coldspring, TX 77331, USA
Pore surface of an old bolete mushroom with bolete mould (<B>Hypomyces chrysospermus</B>) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-10-11.htm">October 11, 2020</A>
LinkPore surface of an old bolete mushroom with bolete mould (Hypomyces chrysospermus) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, October 11, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Coldspring, TX 77331, USA
Close-up of pore surface of an old bolete mushroom with bolete mould (<B>Hypomyces chrysospermus</B>) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-10-11.htm">October 11, 2020</A>
LinkClose-up of pore surface of an old bolete mushroom with bolete mould (Hypomyces chrysospermus) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, October 11, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Coldspring, TX 77331, USA

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