No Common Name Xeromphalina cauticinalis (Fr.) K├╝hner & Maire    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Agaricales   >   Family Mycenaceae   >   Genus Xeromphalina   


Cap: Yellow/orange-brown; convex to flat with depressed disc in age. Gills: Pale yellow; subdistant; usually with crossveins. Stalk: Yellow-brown to dark brown lower section; straight; pliable; tough; scattered orange hairs on stalk, small glob of orange hairs at base. This species is similar to X. kauffmanii. X. cauticinalis occurs on conifer needles and duff; X. kauffmanii on hardwoods (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Solitary or groups on needles and duff under pines (J. Solem, pers. comm.).


X. cauticinalis occurs on conifer needles.

There is 1 record in the project database.

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Xeromphalina cauticinalis in Howard Co., Maryland (9/12/2009). Group of fruiting bodies under White Pine. Determined by Bob and Jo Solem. Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Xeromphalina cauticinalis (gills and closeup of cap and fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/12/2009). Determined by Bob and Jo Solem. Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

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