Wine-cap Stropharia Stropharia rugosoannulata Farlow ex Murrill  

Status:

Found scattered or in groups on wood chips, mulch, straw, and lawns.

Description:

Cap: Reddish-purple to tan (in age); bell-shaped to flat; smooth; dry; flesh thick, white. Gills: White, soon becoming purplish-gray, then purplish-black; crowded. Stalk: White staining yellow/brown in age; fibrous; persistent thick cottony ring with segmented underside and segmented/grooved upper surface (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 12 records in the project database.

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Wine-cap Stropharia (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (4/29/2011). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Wine-cap Stropharia (gills with segmented ring) in Howard Co., Maryland (4/29/2011). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Wine-cap Stropharia growing in Howard Co., Maryland (5/14/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Wine-cap Stropharia growing in Howard Co., Maryland (5/14/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Wine-cap Stropharia specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (4/29/2011). Elliptical, smooth; measured 9.9-10.6 X 7.0-9.2 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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