• Pholiota squarrosa (Vahl) P. Kumm.

    Published on October 1, 2018
    Pholiota squarrosa, known as the shaggy scalycap or shaggy Pholiota, is the type species for the genus Pholiota.

  • Phyllachora Maydis

    Published on September 24, 2018
    Phyllachora maydis (Maubl.) is an obligate parasite of Corn (Zea mays) that was reported in Michigan for the first time in 2016.

  • Hypomyces Chrysospermus

    Published on September 24, 2018
    Hypomyces chrysospermus is a parasitic fungal species that primarily infects Bolete fungi.

  • Phallus Ravenelii

    Published on September 23, 2018
    Phallus Ravenelii (Berkeley & M.A. Curtis) is a saprobic basidiomycete of the genus Phallus that can be found growing in various habitats.

  • Claviceps Purpurea

    Published on September 23, 2018
    C. purpurea is a parasite of grasses in the subfamily Pooidae, and was found on Elymus repens in East Lansing, MI.

  • Bondarzewia Berkeleyi

    Published on September 23, 2018
    B. berkeleyi has been historically classified as a polypore, but with the advent of molecular techniques, it was revealed to be more closely related to Russala than the polypores.

  • Leucocoprinus Birnbaumii

    Published on September 22, 2018
    Leucocoprinus birnbaumii (Corda) Singer (1962) is a common mushroom in flowerpots (Fig 1). It is a saprobe that colonizes rich organic material, including indoor flowerpots.

  • Parasola Auricoma

    Published on September 17, 2018
    Parasola auricoma (Pat.) Redhead, Vilgalys & Hopple is a small, short-lived, fragile, saprobic mushroom that is common in woodlands, mulch, and grassy areas.

  • Ustilago Maydis

    Published on September 17, 2018
    Ustilago maydis (DeCandolle) Corda is a biotrophic pathogen of corn (Zea mays). It is called “common smut” of corn because it is quite common throughout North America, though it is more commonly found in dry conditions.

  • Hypomyces lactifluorum

    Published on September 16, 2018
    Hypomyces lactifluorum is a mycoparasite on select Lactarius and Russula species growing amidst both conifers and hardwoods and can most often be found in the summer and fall months.