Fused Marasmius Marasmius cohaerens (Pers.) Cooke & Quél.  

Description:

Cap: Reddish-brown to yellowish-brown (margin lighter in age); convex to broadly convex to flat with light marginal striations; flesh thin. Gills: Pale (tan/light brown in age); attached, subdistant. Stem: Light yellowish when young, changing to dark brown from base up (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Solitary or groups in leaf litter or woody debris (may be buried) in hardwood forests (oak-hickory/beech-maple) (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 4 records in the project database.

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Young fruiting bodies of Fused Marasmius in Howard Co., Maryland (10/9/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Gills of Fused Marasmius in Howard Co., Maryland (10/8/2016). Determined by Jo and Bob Solem. Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

An overall fruiting body of Fused Marasmius in Howard Co., Maryland (10/9/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Mature caps of Fused Marasmius in Howard Co., Maryland (10/9/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Cystidia of Fused Marasmius in Howard Co., Maryland (10/9/2016). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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