All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Lobster Mushroom</strong>
<em>Hypomyces lactifluorum</em>
Flagstaff, AZ
August 26, 2010

We were the last people to leave the Flagstaff Arboretum, so the lady working at the counter took us to the woods near the parking lot to show us thes...
Lobster Mushroom
Hypomyces lactifluorum
Flagstaff, AZ
August 26, 2010

We were the last people to leave the Flagstaff Arboretum, so the lady working at the counter took us to the woods near the parking lot to show us these odd mushrooms. She told us they are very tasty when cooked. She also told us they are actually an orange fungus that has parasitized a white Russula or Lactarius mushroom.

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