No Common Name Gliophorus laetus (Persoon) Herink  Synonyms: Hygrocybe laeta.

Status:

Found scattered or in groups on ground in mixed woods.

Description:

Cap: Varied colors from pink through orange / yellow / gray. Convex to flat with depressed center. Extremely glutinous, especially when fresh; stiate margin; rather foul odor. Stalk: Light or like cap; glutinous; hollow. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 3 records in the project database.

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Gliophorus laetus (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/11/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Gliophorus laetus (gills and stalks) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/11/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Gliophorus laetus in Howard Co., Maryland (6/9/2018). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores from Gliophorus laetus in Howard Co., Maryland (6/9/2018).Oval, smooth, hyaline; measured 5.4-6.1(7.0) x 3.5-4.1(4.5) microns. (Color is an artifact of the photograph.) Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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