Observation 45862: Marasmius strictipes (Peck) Singer

When: 2010-05-25

Collection location: Wayne National Forest, Athens Co., Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

This mushroom was growing from leaf-litter on a dry flat hill top under oak and sassafras.

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Hey Dan…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-11-20 04:50:31 PST (-0800)

Looks like you’ve cracked a cold-case here. Each observable macro-trait seems to hit the bullseye.


Yes Giant for a Marasmius
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2012-11-19 19:20:56 PST (-0800)

but it looks a lot like Marasmius strictipes which I usually see clustered and way smaller.

well well
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2012-11-19 19:20:33 PST (-0800)

Shows what I know! :)

that’s a fairly large
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2012-11-19 19:09:39 PST (-0800)

Marasmius. I don’t think Marasmius fits here.

This looks quite a bit like
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2010-05-26 09:05:14 PDT (-0700)

Pluteus admirabilis, except for the white stalk… But Pluteus species grow on wood. Maybe the actual substrate was buried? Spore print would be informative.

Created: 2010-05-25 18:00:36 PDT (-0700)
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