Yellow Bolbitius Bolbitius titubans (Bulliard) Fries  

Status:

Found solitary or groups in lawns, mulch, fields.

Description:

Cap: Usually yellow (can be light), egg-shaped, and slimy when young; in age fading to nearly white but retaining a yellow center, becoming nearly flat and striate almost to center. Gills: Pale yellow initially, rusty-brown in age. Stalk: Pale yellow, scurfy. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 8 records in the project database.

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Bolbitius titubans in Howard Co., Maryland (7/31/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Yellow Bolbitius in Howard Co., Maryland (10/18/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Yellow Bolbitius (mature gills and stalk) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/12/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Yellow Bolbitius in Howard Co., Maryland (7/31/2013). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Yellow Bolbitius specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (6/12/2013). Elliptical/oval, smooth, truncate with apiical pore; measured 9.2-10.9 X 6.6-7.4 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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