No Common Name Lichenomphalia umbellifera (Linnaeus) Redhead, Lutzoni, Moncalvo & Vilgalys    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Agaricales   >   Family Hygrophoraceae   >   Genus Lichenomphalia   


Found solitary or ingroups; on moss and algae-covered wood or soil; hardwoods or mixed forests.


Cap: Yellow to brownish, pale and dark alternating shades; convex with sunken center (funnel-shaped in age); strongly ridged center to margin; margin scalloped. Smooth, moist. Gills: Pale yellow, decurrent, distant. Stalk: Reddish-brown to pale yellow/t5an; often tufted mycelium at base. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

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Lichenomphalia umbellifera (caps) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/1/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Lichenomphalia umbellifera (gills and stalks) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/1/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Lichenomphalia umbellifera specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (8/1/2016). Oval, smooth, hyaline; measured 5.7-7.6 x 3.4-4.2 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

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