Pyronema omphalodes

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Pyronema omphalodes

12 September 2010 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Fruiting Body

Disk shaped, salmon pink to orange, to about 2 mm across

Flesh

Thin, orange

Smell

Unknown

Taste

Unknown

Season

All year

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

On fire sites, usually in large numbers, neighbours fusing together to form an irregular mat

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (11-15) x (6.5-8.5) µm2. Paraphyses equal, slender, septate.

Edibility

Inedible

Notes

Specimens are embedded in a white hyphal mat, which may be clearly seen using a low power (x10) hand lens