Orange-yellow Marasmius Marasmius strictipes (Peck) Singer 1943  

Description:

Cap: Light yellow to shades of orange, tan with age; moist; convex to almost flat; margin uplifted in age; flesh white. Gills: Pale yellow-white/pale orange-white; close/crowded. Stalk: White to pale yellow; hollow; pale yellow or white mycelium binds fruiting body to thick mat of leaves (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Scattered or groups on thick layer of decaying deciduous leaves.

There are 8 records in the project database.

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Orange-yellow Marasmius (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/15/2016). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Orange-yellow Marasmius (caps of young fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/13/2015). Determined by Michael Kuo/MushroomExpert.com. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Orange-yellow Marasmius (gills and upper stalk) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/15/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Orange-yellow Marasmius (mycelium at base of stalk) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/11/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores of a Orange-yellow Marasmius collected in Howard Co., Maryland (10/15/2016).Elliptical, smooth, hyaline; measured 6.7-8.3 x 3.3-3.6 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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