Species: Rickenella mellea (Singer & Clémençon) Lamoure (1979) Go Back
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Description:
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This is a small, bright orange fungus that is found in association with moss. It can be mistaken for a mycena which is found on wood or leaf litter.   
Common name: Orange moss cap
Found: Mossy Grasslands
Substrate: Ground
Spore: White
Height: 7-40 mm
Width: 3-10 mm
Season: Autumn
Edible: No
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Macro images:
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Rickenella melleaScale bar  
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 Scale = 5 mm.
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Rickenella melleaScale bar  
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  Scale = 4.7 mm.
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Rickenella melleaScale bar  
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  Scale = 5 mm.
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Rickenella melleaScale bar  
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  Scale = 2 mm.
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