Red-tinged Lepiota Leucoagaricus rubrotinctus (Peck) Singer    Synonyms: Agaricus rubrotinctus, Lepiota rubrotincta.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Agaricales   >   Family Agaricaceae   >   Genus Leucoagaricus   

Status:

Solitary or groups on ground, compost, or litter in hardwood forests.

Description:

Cap: Red-orange to brownish-pink in age; rounded to flat with umbo in age; margin often cracked; smooth, dry; flesh white. Gills: White with no staining; close. Stalk: White; equal or tapers up; white membranous veil froms superior ring; hollow in age (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 10 records in the project database.

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Red-tinged Lepiota (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/19/2010). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Red-tinged Lepiota (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/17/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Red-tinged Lepiota (gills, ring, and upper stalk) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/17/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Red-tinged Lepiota in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/18/2018). (c) Serenella Linares, all rights reserved. Photo by Serenella Linares via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Red-tinged Lepiota in Howard Co., Maryland (10/17/2016). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Red-tinged Lepiota in Howard Co., Maryland (10/17/2016). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Red-tinged Lepiota in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/18/2018). (c) Serenella Linares, all rights reserved. Photo by Serenella Linares via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Red-tinged Lepiota in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/18/2018). (c) Serenella Linares, all rights reserved. Photo by Serenella Linares via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Red-tinged Lepiota in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/18/2018). (c) Serenella Linares, all rights reserved. Photo by Serenella Linares via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Red-tinged Lepiota (stalk and gills) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/19/2010). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Red-tinged Lepiota specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (8/19/2010). Ellipsoid, smooth; measured 6.6-9.2 X 4.0-4.6 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Red-tinged Lepiota specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (10/17/2016). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)


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