Observation 69930: Marasmius capillaris Morgan

When: 2011-06-23

Collection location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA [Click for map]

Who: Mike Kempenich (Gentleman Forager)

No specimen available

growing on a piece of bark laying under a dense canopy of undergrowth

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black rhizomorphs
By: Paul Sadowski (pabloski)
2011-06-24 11:58:04 CDT (-0500)

We found a similar mushroom growing on oak leaves with black rhizomorphs at the base of the stem. I don’t think it is rotula, given the shape of the cap. But I have found nothing so far describing black rhizomorphs.

thanks noah
By: Jimmie Veitch (jimmiev)
2011-06-23 22:00:21 CDT (-0500)

so those species have black wiry rhizomorphs too?

Ahh—-very cool, didn’t pick it out, thanks!
By: Mike Kempenich (Gentleman Forager)
2011-06-23 21:40:10 CDT (-0500)
It’s either
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2011-06-23 21:27:25 CDT (-0500)

Marasmius capillaris or M. rotula.

Look at the gill attachment, it has a collar around the stipe

Dead on, thanks:)
By: Mike Kempenich (Gentleman Forager)
2011-06-23 21:14:45 CDT (-0500)

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