Orange Mycena Mycena leaiana (Berkeley) P. A. Saccardo    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Agaricales   >   Family Mycenaceae   >   Genus Mycena   

Status:

Found in clusters on stumps or limbs on the ground in hardwood forests.

Description:

Cap: Reddish-orange (paler in age), viscid, convex, grooved; flesh white or slightly orange, thick. Gills: Pinkish-orange, stain yellowish-orange, edges red-orange, close, forked. Stalk: Orange overall, sometimes yellow near top; base densely hairy (usually orange); hollow, pliable. Note: Handling fruiting bodies may stain hands orange (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 86 records in the project database.

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Orange Mycena in Howard Co., Maryland (8/15/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/24/2011). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena (gills and stalk) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/24/2011). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/4/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/27/2008). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Howard Co., Maryland (8/22/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena (gills) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/27/2008). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/4/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Baltimore City, Maryland (8/23/2020). (c) Allegra Marcell, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by moonchild_161 via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/18/2020). (c) dangitmimi, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by dangitmimi via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/18/2020). (c) dangitmimi, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by dangitmimi via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/30/2018). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/22/2020). (c) mwtornabene, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by mwtornabene via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Baltimore Co., Maryland (9/7/2019). (c) laurabankey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by laurabankey via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Howard Co., Maryland (6/5/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Baltimore Co., Maryland (10/3/2015). (c) scottyastro, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Baltimore Co., Maryland (10/3/2015). (c) scottyastro, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Howard Co., Maryland (6/10/2015). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Howard Co., Maryland (6/10/2015). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Baltimore City, Maryland (5/26/2020). (c) dangitmimi, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by dangitmimi via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Baltimore City, Maryland (5/26/2020). (c) dangitmimi, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by dangitmimi via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Charles Co., Maryland (10/3/2016). (c) Andrejs Brolis, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Andrejs Brolis via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/18/2020). (c) dangitmimi, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by dangitmimi via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/22/2020). (c) mwtornabene, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by mwtornabene via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Harford Co., Maryland (9/10/2020). (c) crazy4gsp, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by crazy4gsp via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Frederick Co., Maryland (8/25/2020). (c) afiroved, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by afiroved via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Spores collected from an Orange Mycena specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (8/27/2008). Elliptical, smooth; measured 6.7-7.4 X 4.9-5.3 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from an Orange Mycena specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (8/24/2011). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Orange Mycena specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (6/10/2015). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Howard Co., Maryland (5/20/2018). (c) wayrin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by wayrin via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Howard Co., Maryland (5/20/2018). (c) wayrin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by wayrin via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Baltimore Co., Maryland (9/30/2020). (c) wild_eats, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by wild_eats via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Howard Co., Maryland (9/29/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/29/2020). (c) chelskate, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by chelskate via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Baltimore Co., Maryland (9/30/2020). (c) wild_eats, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by wild_eats via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Orange Mycena in Howard Co., Maryland (5/20/2018). (c) wayrin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by wayrin via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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