The orange pinwheel marasmius is a tiny mushroom with an orange, bell-shaped, pleated cap, white gills, and a skinny brownish stalk. It grows scattered to many on dead leaves, wood, and twigs of deciduous trees.
This edible fungus has layered, fan-shaped, fleshy caps that are orange to pinkish orange on top and white below. It grows in overlapping clusters or rosettes on stumps, trunks, and logs of dead or dying deciduous trees. It can also grow on living trees and buried roots.
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