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Small, tough mushrooms on fallen wood, twigs and leaves. Distinguished from Marasmius by pileipellis structure (cutis or trichoderm rather than a hymeniform palisade). Some species with central stipe, some with lateral stipe or directly laterally attached to substrate.
About four species have been reported from New Zealand, only those listed below have descriptions or images available from NZFungi.

Name (click to select)Image (click to enlarge)
 Marasmiellus bonii  
 Marasmiellus candidus  
 Marasmiellus omphaloides  
 Marasmiellus sp. 'Ahuriri Reserve (PDD80989)'  
 Marasmiellus sp. 'Hinewai (PDD86816)'  
 Marasmiellus sp. 'McCleans Island (PDD87681)'  
 Marasmiellus sp. 'Okuti Valley (PDD87290)'  
 Marasmiellus vaillantii  
 Marasmiellus violaceogriseus