Yellow Nolanea Inocephalus murrayi (Berkeley & M.A. Curtis) Rutter & Watling    Synonyms: Nolanea murrayi, Yellow Unicorn Entoloma.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Agaricales   >   Family Entolomataceae   >   Genus Inocephalus   


Found scattered on ground in forests.


Cap: Yellow to light orange (paler in age); smooth; bell-shaped to broadly conical with small pointed umbo; flesh yellowish. Gills: Yellow, may have pinkish tinge in age. Stalk: Yellow; dry; hollow; some white mycelium at base. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 3 records in the project database.

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A Yellow Nolanea (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/27/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Yellow Nolanea (cap) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/24/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Yellow Nolanea (gills and stalk) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/24/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Yellow Nolanea specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (6/24/2014). Angled, 4-sided; measured 10.5 – 11.9 X 7.1 – 8.8 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

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