Decorated Mop Tricholomopsis decora (Fries) Singer  

Status:

Found solitary or in small groups on debarked conifers.

Description:

Cap: Yellowish base color with blackish pointed fibrous scales; convex to nearly flat, sometimes with a central depression; margin irregular/wavy; flesh yellow, jelly-like. Gills: yellow, crowded. Stalk: Yellow; tiny blackish scales; hollow; flesh yellowish (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 17 records in the project database.

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Decorated Mop (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/11/2009). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Decorated Mop in Prince George's Co., Maryland (10/4/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Decorated Mop in Prince George's Co., Maryland (8/17/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Decorated Mop (gills) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/24/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Decorated Mop in Prince George's Co., Maryland (8/17/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Decorated Mop specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (8/11/2009). Ellipsoid, smooth; measured 6.3-7.0 X 4.8-5.2 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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