Fairy Rings

dwheeler at teleport.com dwheeler at teleport.com
Mon Mar 24 12:41:21 EST 1997


In article <5gkobh$658 at vixen.cso.uiuc.edu>,
  egrunden at prairienet.org (Eric Grunden) wrote:
>
>
> In a previous article, dwheeler at teleport.com () says:
>
> >to the trough. The fastest growing, most effecient utilizer of the sapwood
> >is much more likely to colonize the entire log than an inefficient johnny-
> >come-lately which falls on the same substrate 3 months later.
>
> 			*******
>
> Unless of course "Johnny-come-lately" is a mycoparasite capable
> of destroying the first hog to the trough, and subsequently
> taking its place.
>

I suppose this is possible. But I presume such a mycoparasite would be
species specific. Can someone suggest such a mycoparasite for Marasmius
oreades? I plead ignorant.

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