Nectriopsis violacea (J.C. Schmidt ex Fr.) Maire (1911) (3 photos & Description)

Nectriopsis violacea is an ascomycetous parasite on the common yellow to yellow-orange slime mold, Fuligo septica. It also serves as the type species for the Bionectriaceae family. Initially purple, it loses its color over time.

Nectriopsis violacea