Grass Marasmius Marasmius graminum (Libert) Berkeley    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Agaricales   >   Family Marasmiaceae   >   Genus Marasmius   

Status:

Found in groups on dead grass blades.

Description:

Cap: Orange-brown; convex; grooved with small central depression; thin; tiny (1/8 - 3/8"). Gills: White to cream; attached to collar or stalk; distant. Stalk: Mostly blackish-brown, may be paler near cap. Appear after heavy dew or rain and soon shrivel. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 4 records in the project database.

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Grass Marasmius in Howard Co., Maryland (7/21/2013). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Grass Marasmius in Howard Co., Maryland (7/21/2013). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Grass Marasmius (dry cap attached to grass blade) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/21/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Grass Marasmius (gills and stalk) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/21/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)


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