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Candystick

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  Candystick (Allotropa virgata) is usually called a saprophyte. However, it technically is a mycotroph, an extremely host-specific species that feeds exclusively on the mycelium of the American matsutake mushroom (Tricholoma magnivelare). Candystick attaches to the mushroom mycelium and, in … Continue reading

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