No Common Name Arrhenia epichysium (Pers.) Redhead, Lutzoni, Moncalvo & Vilgalys  

Description:

Cap: Grayish-brown, initially slightly convex with inrolled margin, becoming centrally depressed with radial lines. Gills: Pale gray-brown, decurrent. Stem: Colored like cap, mycelium at base (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Habitat: Scattered or clusters, on decaying hardwoods or conifers.

Relationships:

Michael Kuo states that this species is parasitic on moss.

There are 6 records in the project database.

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Arrhenia epichysium in Howard Co., Maryland (11/11/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

An Arrhenia epichysium in Washington Co., Maryland (10/13/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Arrhenia epichysium in Howard Co., Maryland (11/11/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Arrhenia epichysium in Howard Co., Maryland (11/11/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

An Arrhenia epichysium in Washington Co., Maryland (10/13/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

An Arrhenia epichysium in Washington Co., Maryland (10/13/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Arrhenia epichysium spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (11/11/2014). Elliptic, smooth, hyaline; meassured 6.7 7.7 X 3.9 – 4.9 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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