Fungus resembles Rickenella fibula, but was found under full-canopy forest, with old-growth Douglas-fir and Western hemlock.


Cap brown-orange, flesh thin.
Gills white to yellow-white.
Gills decurrent. Stipe reddish.

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Used references: Audubon Field Guide to North American Mushrooms.
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I changed Rickenella to promising
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-09-19 16:10:52 CEST (+0200)

after reading in Lincoff that Rickenella is associated with moss, but not necessarily with grass. BTW, this specimen is .8 cm wide across the cap, and only 5cm tall. Other specimens seen but not collected were more robust: to 1.5cm wide.