Observation 156826: Xeromphalina cauticinalis subsp. pubescentipes Redhead

When: 2013-12-28

Collection location: Culpeper Co., Virginia, USA [Click for map]

38.53°N 78.15°E

Who: Penny Firth (pfirth)

No specimen available

Tiny (1 cm) tan fruiting bodies, on well-rotted wood, dark brown stipes. East-facing moist slope; white pine and hardwoods.


Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight
46% (2)
Recognized by sight: could also be X. campanella and X. kauffmanii both of which occur in the southeast and are of slightly smaller stature
Used references: Kuo, M. (2003, August). Xeromphalina campanella. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/xeromphalina_campanella.html

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I don’t know. The nearby
By: Penny Firth (pfirth)
2014-01-01 18:09:55 CST (-0500)

Log was very well rotted, sort of cubic remains.

All 3 species mentioned
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2013-12-31 19:17:47 CST (-0500)

have dark stems. Do you happen to know what kind of wood these were growing on—conifer or hardwood?


Is the dark stipe diagnostic?
By: Penny Firth (pfirth)
2013-12-31 19:06:50 CST (-0500)

Thank you for the ID.

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