Observation 213050: Hypholoma fasciculare (Huds.) P. Kumm.

When: 2015-06-26

Collection location: Loseeniy Ostrov or Elk Island National Park, Moscow, Russia [Click for map]

55.8301° 37.7097° 235m

Who: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)

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Small light yellow and orange-yellow mushroom with greenish-yellow gills and a thin long stalk

Cap: 1.5-4cm wide, convex up to gentle convex, sometimes sunken when old with margins curved down, orange-yellow when young and veiled, then dull yellow with orange spot at the top; damage makes reddish-brown coloring.
Gills: attached with notched edge (pinching end), narrow and close; light dirty yellow or greenish-yellow with additional shorter gills.
Veil: membranous and white at very young mushroom (cap 5-12mm).
Stalk: 5-10 cm long, 0.3-0.5cm thick, often curved; hollow when old, light dirty yellow or greenish-yellow, often with orange or reddish-brown coloring at lower half; very top often has brownish-grey veil remnants.
Edibility: not edible.
Habitat: scattered small groups or crowded clusters at the old partially rotten deciduous stumps or trunks (mainly rotten birch wood) in mixed forest.
Season: June – August.

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