Bell-cap Panaeolus Panaeolus papilionaceus (Bulliard) QuĂ©let  Synonyms: Paneolinus campanulatus.

Status:

Found solitary or in groups on horse dung.

Description:

Cap: Brownish, olive-gray or grayish-tan; surface smooth; conic (bell-shaped in age); margin rimmed with tooth-like whitish veil remnants. Gills: Grayish (black in age), edges light, subdistant. Stalk: Grayish-white covered with dense gray fuzz, hollow (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Relationships:

Associated with horse manure.

There are 7 records in the project database.

GAALWAFRCLMOHO BABCHACEPGAACVCHSMKEQACNTADOWISOWO
Bell-cap Panaeolus (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (5/30/2010). Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

Bell-cap Panaeolus (gills) in Howard Co., Maryland (5/30/2010). Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

Spores from a Bell-cap Panaeolus specimen found in Howard Co., Maryland (5/30/2010). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


View All Images

View Bibliography

Use of images featured on Maryland Biodiversity Project is only permitted with express permission of the photographer.

Eating mushrooms can be dangerous. One should do so only with expert advice and great care. MBP accepts no liability for injury sustained in consuming fungi or other biodiversity.