Observation 11505: Psathyrella propinqua A.H. Sm.
When: 2008-09-23
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This LBM caught my eye because the pattern of cap fibrils resembled the seed pod at its foot.

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Used references: This resembles MOFunGuy’s recent observation. It could be the same species.
http://www.mushroomobserver.org/13965

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Size and habitat match.
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2008-11-15 12:13:01 CST (-0500)

A single small mushroom growing from a rotten mossy log. It’s the only one I ever recall seeing. I don’t remember the exact size, but judging from the sycamore leaf in the background, I suspect the cap is not more than 4 cm in diameter. Unfortunately, the mushroom is long gone and I don’t have any better photos of the stipe.

I would love to see a sharp close-up of the stipe of this mushroom.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-11-13 21:59:19 CST (-0500)
cap with fibril pattern
By: MOFunGuy (jrapp)
2008-11-13 21:05:27 CST (-0500)

It certainly does look like the one I posted. Dan – mine was not very large, with the largest being an estimated 7 cm tall, 4 cm cap and stalk thickness of 6 mm. How does that compare to the size of the mushroom you found? It also appears to be growing on mossy, rotten wood as mine did, is that true?

MOFunGuy

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