Sulphur Tuft Hypholoma fasciculare (Hudson) Kummer    Synonyms: Naematiloma fasciculare, Sulphur-tuft.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Agaricales   >   Family Strophariaceae   >   Genus Hypholoma   

Status:

Sulphur Tuft forms dense clusters on logs and stumps in mostly coniferous or mixed coniferous/deciduous woods (J. Solem, pers. comm.). Poisonous.

Description:

Gills are yellow or greenish yellow, becoming grayish.

There are 79 records in the project database.

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A group of fruiting bodies of Sulphur Tuft in Howard Co., Maryland (10/13/2008). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Sulphur Tuft in Howard Co., Maryland (10/9/2015). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Sulphur Tuft caps in Howard Co., Maryland (11/18/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Sulphur Tuft in Howard Co., Maryland (10/9/2015). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Fruiting bodies of Sulphur Tuft in Howard Co., Maryland (11/18/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Gills of Sulphur Tuft in Howard Co., Maryland (9/22/2009). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Sulphur Tuft in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/21/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Sulphur Tuft in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/21/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Sulphur Tuft in Calvert Co., Maryland (9/20/2020). (c) Serenella Linares, all rights reserved. Photo by Serenella Linares via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Sulphur Tuft in Calvert Co., Maryland (9/20/2020). (c) Serenella Linares, all rights reserved. Photo by Serenella Linares via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Sulphur Tuft found around decaying conifers in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/12/2014). Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

Sulphur Tuft in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/14/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Sulphur Tuft in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/14/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Sulphur Tuft in Prince George's Co., Maryland (11/3/2017). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Sulphur Tuft in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/28/2018). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Sulphur Tuft in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/28/2018). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Spores collected from fruiting bodies of a Sulphur Tuft specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (collected 11/18/2013). Ellipsoid, smooth, apical pore; measurement 6.0-6.5 X 3.8-4.0 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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