Observation 114703: Psathyrella (Fr.) Quél.
When: 2012-10-27
No herbarium specimen
0 Sequences

ID # HK 15
Macroscopic Characteristics
Fruiting Body Mushroom, round flat cap, long slender stipe
Size Cap 6.35 cm,
Texture soft, dry, shiny
Pileus (cap) light tan brown and dark brown along edges, looks like cheesecake, flat plane cap, smooth, very slightly rolled margin, uplifted
Stipe (stem) Fragile, hollow, brittle, bulbous base, tapered, white, long compared to cap,
Gills attached, dark brown, crowded, symmetrical, even margin, Adnate
root, base tapered bulbous/clavate stipe base
Odor earthy, slight mushroomy smell
Spore Print brown
other no annulus
Microscopic Characteristics
Basidiospores 7-5 μm light brown, egg/seed shaped, clear, no contents inside

Habitat Characteristics
Substrate open area, forest floor
Location Highway 20 and Mineral Springs Rd., Porter Co., Indiana, USA

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-11-07 14:06:27 PST (-0800)

your first image is broken :/

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