Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Orange Mycena

Mycena leaiana

Description:

Growing in a cluster surrounded by brown puffballs, these bright orange mushrooms really stood out. The cap, stem, and gills were all orange. Although, the gills were marginate - orange on the edges, while the faces were cream colored/lighter orange.

Habitat:

Growing on a rotting log surrounded by Stump Puffballs (Lycoperdon pyriforme) in a mostly deciduous forest.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

3 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 3 years ago

Very beautiful, orange colors.....Very beautiful, orange mushrooms....

Christine Y.
Christine Y. 3 years ago

Thanks!

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 3 years ago

A very pretty orange color....

Christine Y.
Spotted by
Christine Y.

Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Aug 26, 2017
Submitted on Oct 6, 2017

Related Spottings

Mycena Mycena Mycena species Mycena spec.

Nearby Spottings

Eastern Newt Smoky-eye Boulder Lichen Spotting Gray Bolete
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors