Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum  

Status:

Few to dense clusters on decayed wood.

Description:

Fruiting body: Shades of red, pink, or orange when young to brown and black in age; round or nearly so. Spores: Orange liquid when young, then various shades of pink and gray as the liquid solidifies, ending with a fine purple-brown or pink powder. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

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Wolf's Milk (young fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/9/2009). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Wolf's Milk in Wicomico Co., Maryland (4/12/2008). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Wolf's Milk in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/19/2019). Photo by Barbara Thurlow. (MBP list)

Wolf's Milk in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/20/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Wolf's Milk (Lycogala epidendrum) in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/18/2013). Verified by Lance Biechele. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Wolf's Milk in Harford Co., Maryland (10/15/2016). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

Wolf's Milk in Harford Co., Maryland (10/15/2016). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

Wolf's Milk in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/19/2018). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Wolf's Milk on a conifer snag in Howard Co., Maryland (5/7/2014). According to Jo Solem, "orange seems to be much more infrequent than the rose version." Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

Wolf's Milk in Howard Co., Maryland (5/7/2014). Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

Wolf's Milk at Andelot Farm, Kent Co., Maryland (6/7/2014). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Wolf's Milk (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (2/17/2011). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Wolf's Milk in Worcester Co., Maryland (12/2/2013). Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

Wolf's Milk in Caroline Co., Maryland (10/16/2014). Photo by Lori Byrne. (MBP list)

Wolf's Milk in Dorchester Co., Maryland (10/18/2014). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

Wolf's Milk with Multigoblet Slime Mold in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/30/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Wolf's Milk specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (11/4/2014). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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