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Parasitic on Russula, found under Acer.m Widely distributed in northern temperate regions. 9-12cm. Subiculum yellow-green, covering hymenium and stipe slight amounts on the pileus turning dark green to grey-black with age. Pileus convex to concave, centrally depressed, irregular and conspicuously lined margin. H. luteovirens is macroscopically distinctive from other hypomyces by its yellow-green coloration, and microscopically distinctive by its large ascospores and perithicial apex displaying “moniliform chains of cells that extend from the surface of the papilla.” (Rogerson & Samuels 1994). ID number: 20.23.05.2021
White, Kathleen R.; Jergensen, Jacqueline A.; and Lam, Ada, "Hypomyces luteovirens" (2021). Mycological Herbarium of Macrofungi from the East Brook Valley. 50.