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Fuzzy Feet / Golden trumpets / Bell Omphalina

Xeromphalina campanella

Description:

Cap: Brownish-yellow to orange-yellow or yellowish, darker in the depressed center; smooth; shiny; margin striate. Caps 0.3-2.5 cm wide; Stipe: Yellowish at apex, reddish-brown toward base; base covered with tuft of orange or tawny mycelium Stipes 1-5 cm long and 0.5-3 mm thick

Habitat:

Widely distributed in North America Saprobic; in dense clusters on decaying conifer wood May through November.

Notes:

Xeromphalina kauffmanii is nearly identical but grows on hardwood. In the field, the two species are difficult to distinguish if the identity of the wood substrate is unknown.

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PucaK
Spotted by
PucaK

Winder, Georgia, USA

Lat: 33.96, Long: -83.73

Spotted on Jul 8, 2015
Submitted on Jul 17, 2015

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