No Common Name Gliophorus laetus (Persoon) Herink    Synonyms: Hygrocybe laeta.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Agaricales   >   Family Hygrophoraceae   >   Genus Gliophorus   

Status:

Found scattered or in groups on ground in mixed woods.

Description:

Cap: Varied colors from pink through orange / yellow / gray. Convex to flat with depressed center. Extremely glutinous, especially when fresh; stiate margin; rather foul odor. Stalk: Light or like cap; glutinous; hollow. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 6 records in the project database.

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Gliophorus laetus (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/11/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Gliophorus laetus (gills and stalks) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/11/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Gliophorus laetus in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (10/23/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Gliophorus laetus in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (10/23/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Gliophorus laetus in Howard Co., Maryland (6/9/2018). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Gliophorus laetus in Howard Co., Maryland (6/9/2018). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Gliophorus laetus in Prince George's Co., Maryland (10/17/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Gliophorus laetus in Prince George's Co., Maryland (10/17/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Gliophorus laetus in Howard Co., Maryland (6/9/2018). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores from Gliophorus laetus in Howard Co., Maryland (6/9/2018).Oval, smooth, hyaline; measured 5.4-6.1(7.0) x 3.5-4.1(4.5) microns. (Color is an artifact of the photograph.) Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Gliophorus laetus specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (6/9/2018). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)


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