Belted Panaeolus Panaeolus cinctulus (Bolton) Saccardo  Synonyms: Girdled Panaeolus, Panaeolus subbalteatus.

Description:

Cap: Tan/brown to black depending on whether wet or dry; hygrophanous; smooth to wrinkled; convex to broadly convex; may have broad dark band around margin; flesh light brown. Gills: Brown becoming black; whitish edges; close. Stalk: Reddish-brown coated with tiny white hairs; hollow.

Relationships:

Found scattered or in groups on horse or cattle dung. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 3 records in the project database.

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Belted Panaeolus (cap and lower stalk) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/16/2010). Determined by Lance Biechele. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Belted Panaeolus (overall showing gills and hairy stalk) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/16/2010). Determined by Lance Biechele. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Belted Panaeolus in Howard Co., Maryland (7/16/2010). Image shows caps of older fruiting bodies (left) and mature gills with light edges (right). Determined by Lance Biechele. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)


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