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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Marasmiaceae: Macrocystidia cucumis (Pers.) Joss.

Macrocystidia cucumis – cucumber cap

Synonyms: Agaricus cucumis, Agaricus mimicus, Agaricus nigripes, Agaricus piceus, Agaricus pisciodorus, Collybia mimica, Derminus cucumis, Galera cucumis, Galeromycena mirabilis, Hylophila cucumis, Macrocystis cucumis, Naucoria cucumis, Nolanea nigripes, Nolanea picea, Nolanea pisciodora.

Common name: cucumber cap.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Macrocystidia cucumis is a common, inedible mushroom of the genus Macrocystidia, often found in large numbers on needle litter or moist soil.

Estonian: Kurgiseen, German: Gurkenschnitzling, Hungarian: Hamvas uborkagomba, Lithuanian: Agurkinė didpūslė, Polish: Mięsichówka ogórkowonna, Swedish: Transkräling.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

<B>Macrocystidia cucumis</B> mushrooms on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-09-15.htm">September 15, 2018</A>
LinkMacrocystidia cucumis mushrooms on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville, Texas, September 15, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA

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