Name that plant
Date Photo Taken
07 / 22 / 2012
Season Photo Was Taken
Region Photo Was Taken
Found growing in the woods near a lake in Northern Wisconsin. Would this be some kind of toadstool? I could not find a picture in any of my plant books.
Forgot to mention the coolest thing about itÑit’s not a fungus. It’s a real plant, but without clorophyll; it’s a parasite growing *on* a fungus.
August 1st, 2012 at 2:30pm
Looks like Indian Pipe / Ghost Plant. Bizarre but very cool. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monotropa_uniflora
August 1st, 2012 at 2:57pm
Indian Pipe Monotropa uniflora A very cool plant that has no chlorophyll.
August 1st, 2012 at 2:24pm
Indian peace pipe. http://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowers/interesting/mycotrophic/monotropa_uniflora.shtml
August 1st, 2012 at 11:44am
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