No Common Name Marasmius sullivantii Montagne  Synonyms: Chamaeceras sullivantii.


Found single or in groups on leaf litter or woody debris in hardwood forests.


Cap: Red-orange, dry, a bit velvety; conical to almost flat; faint marginal striations. Gills: White with slightly pinkish edges; close. Stalk: Upper portion light, lower 2/3 may be darker, often red-brown; dry; basal portion has large glob of white mycelium and white hairs. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

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Marasmius sullivantii in Howard Co., Maryland (9/11/2011). Photo includes mature fruiting bodies showing cap, gills, and basal mycelium. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Marasmius sullivantii in Howard Co., Maryland (6/22/2014). Photo includes gills and mycelium of fresh specimens. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from Marasmius sullivantii specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (9/11/2011). Ellipsoid, smooth; measured X 2.9-3.4 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

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