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Purple Pinwheel Mushroom

Marasmius haematocephalus (syn: m. haematocephala)


a very small fungi height 1.5cm..........


Marasmius is a genus of mushrooms, in the family Marasmiaceae. It contains about 500 species of agarics, of which a few are edible.

2 species ID suggestions

AlexKonig 7 years ago
purple pinwheel mushroom
marasmius haematocephalus (syn: m. haematocephala) Marasmius
myxomop 6 years ago
Marasmius subsect. haematocephali

49 Comments (1–25)

इसकी सुंदरता ने मेरा मन माेह लिया। कलात्मक छायांकन।
Lia beleco ŝtelis mian koron. Arta cinematografía.

DigantaGogoi 4 years ago

thanks all .............:)

LuisStevens 4 years ago

Beautiful mushroom and photo Diganta!

Emiko Siddesh Rain
Emiko Siddesh Rain 5 years ago

beautiful nice

ceejayalyssa 5 years ago

pink! super nice

krishnapatel490 5 years ago

I never saw them in India but, anyways . Thank you

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 6 years ago

Congrats Diganta...


Wild Things
Wild Things 6 years ago

Congrats Diganta!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 6 years ago

Congratulations Diganta!

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago



Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 6 years ago

Congratualtions Diganta:)

KarenL 6 years ago

Congratulations Diganta! These gorgeous little mushrooms have been chosen as the winner in the Best of 2012, fungus category. 6 years ago

nice! 6 years ago

awesome pic!

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 6 years ago

Congrats! Nice spotting!

CarolSnowMilne 6 years ago

Wonderful spot! Congratulations!

MartinL 6 years ago

I didn't think a mushroom could be more pretty than a flower. Congratulations!!!!!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 6 years ago

Wonderful spotting.... Great organism....
Congrats Diganta..!!

Arun 6 years ago

congratulations DigantaGogoi :)

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

Congratulations on SOTD!

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 6 years ago

congratulations Diganta. You made it to the spotting of the day!

Jeannette 6 years ago

Congratulations :)

garylincoff 6 years ago

very nice photo - thanks for posting!

Assam, India

Lat: 26.20, Long: 92.94

Spotted on Oct 22, 2011
Submitted on Oct 22, 2011


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