Dying elm--premature leaf fall, bare branches
On Quercus agrifolia.
White "cauliflower" like spore bearing tufts on a pinky-beige stalk above a dead insect larvae in the soil. Width 7 mm x 2 cm height. There were 8+ insects all infected with Isaria and fruiting in the same area. Remnant mature podocarp broadleaf forest.
Sobre la base de un árbol muerto.
H. lactifluorum was found in the progressive stages of parasitizing Russula brevipes in grass and under salaal around a shore pine on the margins of a road in Ocean City State Park. Specimens were collected and identified by macroscopic and microscopic (spore) characteristics.
Potentially moldy fungus on a piece of decaying wood. UPDATE: Not a moldy fungus!