Brick Cap Hypholoma lateritium (Schaeffer) Kummer    Synonyms: Hypholoma sublateritium, Naematiloma sublatreritrium.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Agaricales   >   Family Strophariaceae   >   Genus Hypholoma   

Status:

This species is always found on hardwoods. Edible. (L. Biechele, pers. comm.)

Description:

Cap: From brick red in center to yellow-orange near margin; moist/dry, smooth; margin inrolled sometimes with veil patches; flesh some shade of yellow to yellow-brown, thick, firm. Gills: White to pale greenish-yellow when young to purplish-gray/purplish-brown in age; close. Stalk: Light above ring, dull brown or grayish below covered with reddish-brown fibrils; partial veil leaves sparse ring or annular zone; hollow (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Scattered or clusters on hardwood logs/stumps.

There are 58 records in the project database.

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Brick Caps in Howard Co., Maryland (10/28/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Brick Cap in Howard Co., Maryland (11/12/2014). Image shows caps and gills with pieces of veil. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Brick Cap (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/15/2009). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Brick Caps found on hardwood in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/12/2014). Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

Brick Cap in Howard Co., Maryland (10/26/2018). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Brick Cap (cluster of fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/4/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Brick Cap in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/5/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Brick Cap in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/5/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Brick Cap in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (11/13/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Brick Cap in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/14/2019). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Brick Cap in Montgomery Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) thierola, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by thierola via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Brick Cap in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (11/13/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Brick Cap in Montgomery Co., Maryland (11/15/2020). (c) wearethechampignons, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by wearethechampignons via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Brick Cap in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/12/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Brick Cap in Montgomery Co., Maryland (11/15/2020). (c) wearethechampignons, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by wearethechampignons via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Brick Cap in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/12/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Brick Cap in Montgomery Co., Maryland (11/15/2020). (c) wearethechampignons, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by wearethechampignons via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Spores of Brick Cap in Howard Co., Maryland (10/28/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Brick Cap in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/14/2019). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Brick Cap in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (11/14/2018). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Brick Cap in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (10/19/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Brick Cap in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (10/19/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Brick Cap in Howard Co., Maryland (10/28/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Brick Cap in Howard Co., Maryland (10/28/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Brick Cap specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (11/15/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Brick Cap specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (10/4/2014). Ellipsoid; measurement 5.9-6.4 X 3.3-3.8 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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