Bolete Eater

Hypomyces chrysospermus

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The bolete eater (Hypomyces chrysospermus) is a parasitic ascomycete that grows on boletes, turning them a whitish, golden yellow, or tan color. It is found in Europe and North America, as well as southwest Western Australia. Unlike the related Hypomyces lactifluorum, it is inedible.

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  1. (c) Darvin DeShazer, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), https://images.mushroomobserver.org/640/120041.jpg
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypomyces_chrysospermus

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