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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Marasmiaceae: Marasmius rotula (Scop.) Fr.

Marasmius rotula – collared parachute

Synonyms: Agaricus rotula, Androsaceus rotula, Chamaeceras rotula, Merulius collariatus, Micromphale collariatum.

Common names: collared parachute, Pinwheel Marasmius.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Marasmius rotula is a common species of agaric fungus in the family Marasmiaceae. Widespread in the Northern Hemisphere, it is commonly known variously as the pinwheel mushroom, the pinwheel marasmius, the little wheel, the collared parachute, or the horse hair fungus. The type species of the genus Marasmius, M. rotula was first described scientifically in 1772 by mycologist Giovanni Antonio Scopoli and assigned its current name in 1838 by Elias Fries.

Asturian: Marasmius retula, Dutch: Wieltje (paddenstoel), Finnish: Oksaratasnahikas, French: Marasme petite roue, German: Halsband-Schwindling, Hungarian: Nyakörves szegfűgomba, Lithuanian: Apykaklinis mažūnis, Polish: Twardzioszek obrożowy, Russian: Негниючник колёсовидный, Swedish: Hjulbrosking.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Collared parachute mushrooms (<B>Marasmius rotula</B>) on rotten wood in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-11-01.htm">November 1, 2017</A>
LinkCollared parachute mushrooms (Marasmius rotula) on rotten wood in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, November 1, 2017
Location on mapsAnderson St, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Close up of collared parachute mushrooms (<B>Marasmius rotula</B>) on rotten wood in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-11-01.htm">November 1, 2017</A>
LinkClose up of collared parachute mushrooms (Marasmius rotula) on rotten wood in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, November 1, 2017
Location on mapsAnderson St, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Collared parachute mushrooms (<B>Marasmius rotula</B>) on a fallen tree branch in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-05-28.htm">May 28, 2018</A>
LinkCollared parachute mushrooms (Marasmius rotula) on a fallen tree branch in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, May 28, 2018
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Close up of collared parachute mushrooms (<B>Marasmius rotula</B>) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-05-28.htm">May 28, 2018</A>
LinkClose up of collared parachute mushrooms (Marasmius rotula) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, May 28, 2018
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Pinwheel mushrooms (<B>Marasmius rotula</B>) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-09-21.htm">September 21, 2018</A>
LinkPinwheel mushrooms (Marasmius rotula) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, September 21, 2018
Location on mapsYaupon Loop, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Pinwheel mushrooms (<B>Marasmius rotula</B>) on rotting wood in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-09-21.htm">September 21, 2018</A>
LinkPinwheel mushrooms (Marasmius rotula) on rotting wood in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, September 21, 2018
Location on mapsYaupon Loop, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Pinwheel mushrooms (<B>Marasmius rotula</B>) on rotting wood on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-07-13.htm">July 13, 2019</A>
LinkPinwheel mushrooms (Marasmius rotula) on rotting wood on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, July 13, 2019
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA

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