White Marasmius Marasmiellus candidus (Fries)Singer  Synonyms: Marasmiellus albuscorticis.

Description:

Cap: White/translucent, occasionally pinkish areas; convex to flat, radially grooved. Gills: Distant; white to pinkish with crossveins. Stalk: White initially becoming blackish-brown from base upward; often curved; small pad of white material at base (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Usually groups on twigs and branches of broadleaf trees and shrub (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 7 records in the project database.

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White Marasmius (caps of clustered fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/17/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

White Marasmius in Howard Co., Maryland (9/5/2014). Caps of clustered fruiting bodies showing pinkish areas. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

White Marasmius (gills) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/5/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

White Marasmius (gills) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/10/2012). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

White Marasmius in rows on a dead twig in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/9/2013). Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

White Marasmius growing in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/4/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

White Marasmius growing in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/4/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

White Marasmius spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (7/17/2014). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

White Marasmius spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (9/5/2014). Teardrop-shaped, smooth, hyaline; measured 11.7-14.8 X 4.2-5.1 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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