Hypomyces chrysospermus Tul. & C. Tul. on boletes (4 Photos and Description)

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Hypomyces chrysospermus is a parasitic ascomycete that infects particular species in the Boletales including boletes, leccinums, Paxillus and Rhizopogon. It passes through color changes starting out white and ending up a bright egg-yoke yellow. Inedible.

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Hypomyces chrysospermus on boletes

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Hypomyces chrysospermus on boletes