Swamp Beacon species Mitrula elegans/lunulatospora    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Ascomycota   >   Class Leotiomycetes   >   Order Helotiales   >   Family Helotiaceae   >   Genus Mitrula   

Status:

Spore photos are required to separate Mitrula elegans and Mitrula lunulatospora. Place photos identified by macro characteristics only here. Found scattered or in small groups in shallow woodland bogs or barely moving sections of small streams, on decaying leaves, needles, or debris.

Description:

Fruiting body: Yellow-orange smooth, translucent "matchstick" head on pale stalk (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 14 records in the project database.

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A Swamp Beacon species in Howard Co., Maryland (7/10/2013). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Swamp Beacon species in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/25/2013). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Swamp Beacon species at Calvert Cliffs SP, Calvert Co., Maryland (5/6/2013). Identified by Lance Biechele. Photo by Ed Boyd. (MBP list)

A Swamp Beacon species (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (4/8/2010). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

A Swamp Beacon species in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/2/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Swamp Beacon species in Wicomico Co., Maryland (1/1/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Swamp Beacon species in Worcester Co., Maryland (5/1/2014). Photo by Wesley Knapp. (MBP list)

Swamp Beacon species in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/22/2021). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)


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