Syzygospora mycetophila, Collybia Jelly (4 Photos and Description)

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Syzygospora mycetophila is considered parasitic on the cap, gills or stem of Gymnopus dryophilus (Collybia dryophila). Interestingly, the fruit bodies are actually composed of the infected mushroom’s tissue.

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Syzygospora mycetophila

Syzygospora mycetophila on Gymnopus dryophilus (Collybia dryophila)  1801

Syzygospora mycetophila 

Syzygospora mycetophila