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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Marasmiaceae: Marasmius rotula (Scop.) Fr., 1838

Marasmius rotula – Collared parachute

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

Common name: collared parachute.

Russian name: Negniiuchnik koliosovidnyy.

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.

Photos of this mushroom from the area of St. Petersburg, Russia

Pinwheel mushrooms (<B>Marasmius rotula</B>) on a dry twig near Lisiy Nos, west from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2016-09-12.htm">September 12, 2016</A>
LinkPinwheel mushrooms (Marasmius rotula) on a dry twig near Lisiy Nos, west from Saint Petersburg. Russia, September 12, 2016
Location on mapsСанкт-Петербург, поселок Лисий Нос
Caps of Pinwheel mushrooms (<B>Marasmius rotula</B>) near Lisiy Nos, west from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2016-09-12.htm">September 12, 2016</A>
LinkCaps of Pinwheel mushrooms (Marasmius rotula) near Lisiy Nos, west from Saint Petersburg. Russia, September 12, 2016
Location on mapsСанкт-Петербург, поселок Лисий Нос
Close up of Pinwheel mushrooms (<B>Marasmius rotula</B>) on a dry twig near Lisiy Nos, west from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2016-09-12.htm">September 12, 2016</A>
LinkClose up of Pinwheel mushrooms (Marasmius rotula) on a dry twig near Lisiy Nos, west from Saint Petersburg. Russia, September 12, 2016
Location on mapsСанкт-Петербург, поселок Лисий Нос
Pinwheel mushrooms (<B>Marasmius rotula</B>) near Lisiy Nos, west from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2016-09-12.htm">September 12, 2016</A>
LinkPinwheel mushrooms (Marasmius rotula) near Lisiy Nos, west from Saint Petersburg. Russia, September 12, 2016
Location on mapsСанкт-Петербург, поселок Лисий Нос

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Acknowledgements

Russian web-forums Planeta Gribov, V Kontakte, and Griby Sredney Polosy for learning names of local mushrooms.

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