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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Physalacriaceae: Cyptotrama chrysopepla (Berk. & M.A.Curtis) Singer

Cyptotrama chrysopepla – golden coincap

Synonyms: Collybia chrysopepla, Gymnopus chrysopeplus, Lentinus chrysopeplus, Pocillaria chrysopepla, Xerula chrysopepla, Xerulina chrysopepla.

Common name: golden coincap.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Cyptotrama chrysopepla is a small, bright golden yellow, dry cap stalk mushroom. Its gills color ranges from white to yellow. It grows on wood. Its cap is convex to flat, often lined or furrowed near the margin. The surface can be dull to powdery or scaly. Gills are either broadly attached or extending down from the stalk. The spore print is white. They can be found in few to many numbers. Its edibility is unknown. Its common name is golden coincap.

Cebuano: Cyptotrama chrysopeplum, Persian: کلاهک‌سکه‌ای طلایی.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Gills of a mushroom <B>Cyptotrama chrysopepla</B> in Little Thicket Nature Sanctuary. Cleveland, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-11-03.htm">November 3, 2018</A>
LinkGills of a mushroom Cyptotrama chrysopepla in Little Thicket Nature Sanctuary. Cleveland, Texas, November 3, 2018
Location on mapsSam Houston National Forest, 394 FM 1375, New Waverly, TX 77358, USA
Small yellow mushroom <B>Cyptotrama chrysopepla</B> in Little Thicket Nature Sanctuary. Cleveland, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-11-03.htm">November 3, 2018</A>
LinkSmall yellow mushroom Cyptotrama chrysopepla in Little Thicket Nature Sanctuary. Cleveland, Texas, November 3, 2018
Location on mapsSam Houston National Forest, 394 FM 1375, New Waverly, TX 77358, USA
Small yellow mushroom <B>Cyptotrama chrysopepla</B> found on a stump in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-04-20.htm">April 20, 2019</A>
LinkSmall yellow mushroom Cyptotrama chrysopepla found on a stump in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, April 20, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Coldspring, TX 77331, USA
Cap of a small yellow mushroom <B>Cyptotrama chrysopepla</B> found on a stump in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-04-20.htm">April 20, 2019</A>
LinkCap of a small yellow mushroom Cyptotrama chrysopepla found on a stump in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, April 20, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Coldspring, TX 77331, USA
Underside of golden coincap mushroom (<B>Cyptotrama chrysopepla</B>) on a fallen twig in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-06-02.htm">June 2, 2020</A>
LinkUnderside of golden coincap mushroom (Cyptotrama chrysopepla) on a fallen twig in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 2, 2020
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Golden coincap mushroom (<B>Cyptotrama chrysopepla</B>) on a fallen twig in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-06-02.htm">June 2, 2020</A>
LinkGolden coincap mushroom (Cyptotrama chrysopepla) on a fallen twig in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 2, 2020
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Orange cap of golden coincap mushroom (<B>Cyptotrama chrysopepla</B>) on a fallen twig in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-06-02.htm">June 2, 2020</A>
LinkOrange cap of golden coincap mushroom (Cyptotrama chrysopepla) on a fallen twig in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 2, 2020
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Side view of golden coincap mushroom (<B>Cyptotrama chrysopepla</B>) on a fallen twig in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-06-02.htm">June 2, 2020</A>
LinkSide view of golden coincap mushroom (Cyptotrama chrysopepla) on a fallen twig in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 2, 2020
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Underside view of golden coincap mushroom (<B>Cyptotrama chrysopepla</B>) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-06-02.htm">June 2, 2020</A>
LinkUnderside view of golden coincap mushroom (Cyptotrama chrysopepla) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 2, 2020
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Back lit golden coincap mushroom (<B>Cyptotrama chrysopepla</B>) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-06-02.htm">June 2, 2020</A>
LinkBack lit golden coincap mushroom (Cyptotrama chrysopepla) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 2, 2020
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA

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