No Common Name Marasmius capillaris Morgan  

Description:

Cap: White to yellowish with white/yellowish disc; convex with small central depression; margin grooved. Gills: White/pale yellow; attached to collar; distant. Stalk: Light at top, lower portion reddish to blackish; typically wiry; may have tiny bulb or small rhizomorphs at base (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Groups, never clusters. On leaves of oaks, sometimes other hardwoods.

There are 2 records in the project database.

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Marasmius capillaris (fruiting bodies on oak leaves) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/26/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Marasmius capillaris (gills attached to collar and stalks) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/26/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Marasmius capillaris spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (9/26/2014). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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