Hypomyces hyalinus


Common Names: Amanita mold
Category: Fungi
Sub-category: Ascomycetes

A parasitic fungus on Amanita mushrooms, causing disfiguration. A whitish to pinkish covering; attacking the host rapidly and soon disfiguring it.

Found where Amanitas can be found, commonly under conifers and hardwoods in summer and fall.

Edible Notes: Not edible. The mushroom that it affects is rendered inedible, if not already inedible or poisonous.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.
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