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The Cryptogams Gallery
Mushrooms and molds are fungus. A fungus is not a true plant. It does not photosynthesize light into a food source. The structures we see and call mushrooms are the reproductive parts of a fungus that lives underground or under bark.
? Common Name **zf 8** Scientific Name
Fuzzy white mold growing on dry cat food inside a barn.
Photos taken in Taylor County, Texas, November 2004
? Common Name **zf 11** Scientific Name
White mold on a daisy stem.
Photo taken in Taylor County, Texas, June 2005
? Common Name **zf 12** Scientific Name
White fungus lump growing on and over grass in an uncultivated field, about 1"x 1 1/2".
Photo taken in Coleman County, Texas, September 2005