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Fungi: Ascomycota: Sordariomycetes: Hypocreales: Hypocreaceae: Hypomyces hyalinus (Schwein.) Tul. & C.Tul.

Hypomyces hyalinus – Amanita Mold

Synonyms: Apiocrea hyalina, Hypocrea hyalina, Hypolyssus hyalinus, Peckiella hyalina, Sphaeria hyalina.

Common name: Amanita Mold.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Hypomyces hyalinus is a species of parasitic fungi that attacks fungi of the genus Amanita. The earliest recording of this parasite was in 1822 in Salem, North Carolina, but microscopic descriptions of H. hyalinus do not appear in the literature until 1886.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Fungus <B>Hypomyces hyalinus</B> on Amanita(?) mushroom among dry leaves in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2014-07-26.htm">July 26, 2014</A>
LinkFungus Hypomyces hyalinus on Amanita(?) mushroom among dry leaves in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, July 26, 2014
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Large Tylopilus mushroom together with Amanita covered by fungus <B>Hypomyces hyalinus</B> under small oaks in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-06-09.htm">June 9, 2020</A>
LinkLarge Tylopilus mushroom together with Amanita covered by fungus Hypomyces hyalinus under small oaks in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 9, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Fungus <B>Hypomyces hyalinus</B> on Amanita mushrooms in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-06-09.htm">June 9, 2020</A>
LinkFungus Hypomyces hyalinus on Amanita mushrooms in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 9, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Dissected Amanita(?) mushrooms covered by fungus <B>Hypomyces hyalinus</B> in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-06-09.htm">June 9, 2020</A>
LinkDissected Amanita(?) mushrooms covered by fungus Hypomyces hyalinus in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 9, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Fungus <B>Hypomyces hyalinus</B> on Amanita mushrooms in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-06-10.htm">June 10, 2020</A>
LinkFungus Hypomyces hyalinus on Amanita mushrooms in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 10, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Fungus <B>Hypomyces hyalinus</B> on Amanita mushrooms in cross section in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-06-10.htm">June 10, 2020</A>
LinkFungus Hypomyces hyalinus on Amanita mushrooms in cross section in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 10, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Water drops on a fungus <B>Hypomyces hyalinus</B> in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-06-10.htm">June 10, 2020</A>
LinkWater drops on a fungus Hypomyces hyalinus in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 10, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Texture of a fungus <B>Hypomyces hyalinus</B> in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-06-10.htm">June 10, 2020</A>
LinkTexture of a fungus Hypomyces hyalinus in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 10, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA

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