Swamp beacon

Mitrula paludosa

''Mitrula paludosa'', the swamp beacon or bog beacon, is a species of fungus.
Can't find an English name for this one. You can find these mushrooms on oak leaves in springwater in mixed forests Geotagged,Mitrula paludosa,Netherlands,Spring

Appearance

Many related species of ''Mitrula'' look identical without microscopic study. The cap or club is yellow with a white stalk.

Habitat

These mushrooms are found in swamps and bogs across North America in the cooler climates of south-eastern Canada, New England south to the Mason–Dixon line, and much of the mid-western United States. Also present in Europe from the British Isles to Eastern Europe.

On the West Coast of the United States, the ''Mitrula elegans'' looks similar.

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Taxonomy
KingdomFungi
DivisionAscomycota
ClassLeotiomycetes
OrderHelotiales
FamilyHelotiaceae
GenusMitrula
SpeciesM. paludosa
Photographed in
Netherlands