No Common Name Callistosporium purpureomarginatum Fatto & Bessette    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Agaricales   >   Family Catathelasmataceae   >   Genus Callistosporium   

Description:

Cap: Purplish-red when moist to pinkish-tan when dry; bluish/brown-purple marginal band easiest to see when cap is dry; smooth; convex to nearly flat in age, often with center depression; flesh yellowish. Gills: Pinkish-yellow with purple tinge to mostly yellow; edges reddish-purple. Stalk: Reddish-purple usually with yellow at apex, white mycelium at base; hollow (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Habitat: Solitary or small groups on well-decayed oak logs.

There are 7 records in the project database.

Search Google Images

GAALWAFRCL MOHO BABCHACEPGAACVCHSMKEQACNTADOWISOWO
Callistosporium purpureomarginatum in Howard Co., Maryland (6/19/2011). Caps with typical depressed center. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Callistosporium purpureomarginatum in Howard Co., Maryland (6/19/2011). Fresh fruiting bodies. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Callistosporium purpureomarginatum in Howard Co., Maryland (6/19/2011). Gills showing darker edges; stalk with white mycelium at base. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Callistosporium purpureomarginatum in Howard Co., Maryland (6/4/2009). Dry mature cap with diagnostic marginal band, gills, and stalk Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Callistosporium purpureomarginatum in Howard Co., Maryland (9/7/2014). Older cap, faded and split at the margin. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Callistosporium purpureomarginatum in Howard Co., Maryland (9/7/2014). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Callistosporium purpureomarginatum in Carroll Co., Maryland (9/12/2020). (c) smuller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Callistosporium purpureomarginatum in Carroll Co., Maryland (9/12/2020). (c) smuller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Callistosporium purpureomarginatum in Carroll Co., Maryland (9/12/2020). (c) smuller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Spores collected from Callistosporium purpureomarginatum in Howard Co., Maryland (9/7/2014). Ellipsoid/irregular, smooth, hyaline; measured 5.0-5.5 X 3.6-4.1 microns. (Dark color is an atrifact of the photograph.) Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Callistosporium purpureomarginatum spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (6/19/2011). Elliptic, smooth, hyaline; measured 5.0-5.8 X 3.1-3.8 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Callistosporium purpureomarginatum in Carroll Co., Maryland (9/12/2020). (c) smuller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)


View All Images

Use of images featured on Maryland Biodiversity Project is only permitted with express permission of the photographer.

View Bibliography



Eating mushrooms can be dangerous. One should do so only with expert advice and great care. MBP accepts no liability for injury sustained in consuming fungi or other biodiversity.