Velvet Shank Flammulina velutipes (Curtis) Singer    Synonyms: Enoki, Velvet Foot.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Agaricales   >   Family Physalacriaceae   >   Genus Flammulina   

Status:

Clusters on hardwood trees and stumps. A late fall through early spring fungus. Common in rainy weather (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 82 records in the project database.

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Velvet Shank in Carroll Co., Maryland (11/10/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Fertile surfaces of Velvet Shank in Howard Co., Maryland (11/15/2008). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Caps of Velvet Shank in Howard Co., Maryland (11/15/2008). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Howard Co., Maryland (11/5/2019). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Gills and velvety stalk of Velvet Shank in Howard Co., Maryland (11/7/2010). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Howard Co., Maryland (10/4/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank growing in Howard Co., Maryland (7/26/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Howard Co., Maryland (7/29/2014). Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Frederick Co., Maryland (1/4/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/14/2019). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Frederick Co., Maryland (11/20/2010). Photo by Jane Hill. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Baltimore Co., Maryland (1/3/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Prince George's Co., Maryland (12/31/2019). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Howard Co., Maryland (11/4/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Baltimore Co., Maryland (2/16/2021). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Howard Co., Maryland (11/4/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Prince George's Co., Maryland (11/13/2020). (c) kristin-marie, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by kristin-marie via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank on standing dead hardwood tree in Howard Co., Maryland (3/24/2015). Largest cap was 15 mm, but most were far small. Cluster size was 9 cm. Verified by Bob Solem. Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank growing in Howard Co., Maryland (7/26/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Baltimore Co., Maryland (1/21/2021). (c) megannature, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by megannature via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Baltimore Co., Maryland (1/3/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (2/12/2015). (c) eaglebeach, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Lynn Strauss. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Howard Co., Maryland (11/30/2019). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Baltimore Co., Maryland (3/10/2019). (c) jeanbuckles, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by jeanbuckles via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Prince George's Co., Maryland (1/26/2020). (c) Samantha Higgins, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Samantha Higgins via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Montgomery Co., Maryland (1/1/2020). (c) Laura & Thomas Marlowe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Laura & Thomas Marlowe via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Montgomery Co., Maryland (1/1/2020). (c) Laura & Thomas Marlowe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Laura & Thomas Marlowe via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank growing in Howard Co., Maryland (7/26/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Carroll Co., Maryland (12/28/2019). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Prince George's Co., Maryland (12/21/2020). (c) jmottar, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by jmottar via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Montgomery Co., Maryland (12/10/2019). (c) prettycoolman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by prettycoolman via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Velvet Shank specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (11/5/2019). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Baltimore Co., Maryland (10/23/2020). (c) marctree, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by marctree via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (1/5/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Velvet Shank in Montgomery Co., Maryland (3/13/2020). (c) janelle g, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by janelle_g via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Velvet Shank specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (11/4/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores from Velvet Shank in Howard Co., Maryland (10/4/2014).Ellipsoid, smooth, hyaline; measured 5.7-7.3 X 2.8-3.5 microns. (Color is an artiface of the photograph.) Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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