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Rickenella fibula (Bull.) Raithelh. (Orange Mosscap)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

AntonĂ­n, V. & Noordeloos, M.E., 2004 A Monograph of the genera Hemimycena, Delicatula, Fayodia, Gamundia, Myxomphalia, Resinomycena, Rickenella and Xeromphalina (Tribus Myceneae sensu Singer, Mycena excluded) in Europe
Kuyper, T.W., 1995 Rickenella Raithelhuber in Metrodiana 4: 67. 173
Weightman, J., 2006 (Colour photograph) Small Mycenas et al. - spare them a second glance

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 2 general literature references to Rickenella fibula (Orange Mosscap)

Rickenella fibula may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
(a class of fungi)
(a subclass of basidiomycetes)
(an order of basidiomycete fungi)
Fungi s.l. (via Fungi)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 1 feeding and other relationships of Rickenella fibula (Orange Mosscap)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) This small toadstool is bright vermillion fading to whitish. All the surfaces are covered with cystidia so that it appears entirely furry under a strong lens. It is very common everywhere, usually in moss in both grassland and woodland.
British records 2781
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