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Mycetophagites atrebora1

Fossil of Mycetophagites atrebora

Mycetophagites was a mycoparasitic (a parasite of fungus) fungus in the order Hypocreales. It lived It lived during the Cretaceous period about 100 million years ago.

The only known specimen is a fossil in amber. The fossil contains one partly decomposed Palaeoagaracites fungus mushroom that hosts a Mycetophagites. Mycetophagites is the host of another fungus called Entropezites.

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