Observation 17512: Marasmius rotula (Scop.) Fr.
When: 2008-06-29
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Came to the given name through the field guide. States that Marasmius capillaris is a look alike but they grow primarily on oak leaves. These were growing on wood.

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Recognized by sight: Growing off of decaying deciduous wood.
Used references: Lincoff, Knopf National Audubon Society field guide for North American Mushrooms.

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Collar around the stipe
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2009-01-30 11:46:36 CST (-0500)

The main character to look for on these is the collar around the stipe, the gills don’t grow to the stipe, but to a collar around the stipe. I have some photos of this on the other M. rotula obs. here.

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