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Snow Plant (Sarcodes sanguinea)<br>
San Bernardino National Forest
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Euan Cameron
Jul 22, 2009
Snow Plant (Sarcodes sanguinea)

San Bernardino National Forest  
The snow plant (S. sanguinea) is not a fungus, its feeds on fungi. It is parasitic plant in the Heath family (Ericaceae) that draws nutrients from underground mycorrhizal fungi. Oct 5, 2015
Benjamin Chapman
Small Town, USA
Benjamin Chapman   Small Town, USA
Ah, too right....a form of fungi. Nice shot, Euan. Jun 26, 2015
Euan Cameron
Mammoth Lakes
Euan Cameron   Mammoth Lakes  
Yeah, it is nice. Strangest this is it isn't a plant at all, but a fungus. Jul 1, 2014

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