Observation 111267: Stropharia (Fr.) Quél.

When: 2012-09-26

Collection location: Burien, Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: jeff (theoneje)

No specimen available

Notes:
“Lawn Mushroom” growing in my suburban yard in grass. Within 10 feet of vegetable/flower beds, but no trees. No recent woodchips/compost placed in the area. Stem fibrous and peelable, like string cheese. Spore print from larger specimen collected the day before.

Any suggestions?

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What colors do you see in the spore print, Jeff?
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-09-26 19:55:40 UTC (+0000)

If purple-brown, then Stropharia likely. But when I first saw your photos and noticed the lawn habitat and adherring leaves at the base of the stipe, was reminded of Marasmius oreades, which should have a white spore print. Obviously your obs. does not have a white spore print. But what color would you call it?

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