Funeral Bells - Galerina marginata
Cap: Convex; sticky; orange with slight two-toned appearance; slightly sunken, darker center; faintly lined margin
Gills: Brownish; close with frequent short gills; slightly decurrent
Stem: Dry; rusty-brown ring zone
Habitat: Growing on a rotting stump
''Galerina marginata'' is a species of poisonous fungus in the family Hymenogastraceae of the order Agaricales. Prior to 2001, the species ''G. autumnalis'', ''G. oregonensis'', ''G. unicolor'', and ''G. venenata'' were thought to be separate due to differences in habitat and the viscidity of their caps, but phylogenetic analysis showed that they are all the same species.
The fruit bodies of this fungus have brown to yellow-brown caps that fade in color when drying. The gills are.. more