Observation 107836: Panaeolus papilionaceus (Bull.) Quél.
When: 2012-08-29
(61.6102° -149.2685° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Spore print black.
Growing from moose dung.
Shiny pileus.
Thin skin easily separable from rest of cap.
No noticeable staining/bruising.
Mottled gray/black gills.
Top center of cap brownish, remainder of cap gray.

There might be some confusion between the namings P. papilionaceus var. papilionaceus and P. papilionaceus var. parvisporus. I believe this is var. papilionaceus, as it appears that var. papilionaceus tends to have a shiny, smooth skin, where as pictures I’ve seen of var. parvisporus appear to have a matted, lackluster skin. I went with MO’s suggestion to eliminate the variety from the latin name because MO mentioned those variety names are deprecated. Any comments would help.

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Recognized by sight
Used references: Roger’s Mushrooms, Wikipedia (Fungi Portal), South Vancouver Island Mycological Society (webpage), Shroomery,

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Eyes3 = Current consensus

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In Finger Lake Recreational Campground
By: Joe Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)
2014-07-02 21:29:58 EDT (-0400)

Following moved to this Comment from Location notes: “In Finger Lake Recreational Campground”

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