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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Hymenochaetales: Repetobasidiaceae: Rickenella fibula (Bull.) Raithelh.

Rickenella fibula – orange mosscap

Synonyms: Agaricus fibula, Agaricus hydrinus, Agaricus nivalis, Gerronema fibula, Hemimycena fibula, Hygrocybe fibula, Marasmiellus fibula, Micromphale fibula, Micromphale fibulare, Mycena fibula, Omphalia fibula, Omphalina fibula, Omphaliopsis fibula, Omphalopsis fibula, Rickenella aulacomniphila.

Common names: orange mosscap, Orange Moss Agaric.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Rickenella fibula or Omphalina fibula is a species of fungi that belongs to the genus Rickenella. The cap is quite small, with a diameter usually less than 1 centimetre (0.4 in).

Dutch: Oranjegeel trechtertje, Estonian: Oranž rikenell, Finnish: Oranssinapalakki, French: Omphale épingle, German: Orangeroter Heftelnabeling, Japanese: ヒナノヒガサ, Lithuanian: Oranžinė laibūnėlė, Russian: Риккенелла оранжевая, Swedish: Vaxnavling.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Orange mosscap mushrooms (<B>Rickenella fibula</B>) on almost bare soil on Post Oak Trail in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-04-25.htm">April 25, 2018</A>
LinkOrange mosscap mushrooms (Rickenella fibula) on almost bare soil on Post Oak Trail in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, April 25, 2018
Location on mapsPost Oak Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Orange mosscap mushrooms (<B>Rickenella fibula</B>) on sandy side of a trail in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-04-25.htm">April 25, 2018</A>
LinkOrange mosscap mushrooms (Rickenella fibula) on sandy side of a trail in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, April 25, 2018
Location on mapsPost Oak Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Orange mosscap mushroom (<B>Rickenella fibula</B>) on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-12-01.htm">December 1, 2018</A>
LinkOrange mosscap mushroom (Rickenella fibula) on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, December 1, 2018
Location on maps15451 Fm 1725 Rd, Cleveland, TX 77328, USA
Orange mosscap mushrooms (<B>Rickenella fibula</B>) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-04-16.htm">April 16, 2019</A>
LinkOrange mosscap mushrooms (Rickenella fibula) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, April 16, 2019

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