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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

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