Observation 121269: Stropharia coronilla (Bull.) Quél.
When: 2012-09-14
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: upper side of the ring is not visible, but i’m sure that it looks like a crown

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By: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)
2012-12-28 10:19:34 COT (-0500)

Maybe it isn’t a S. riparia (stem different, ok) but…

“Stropharia coronilla (Bull. ex Fr.) Quél. syn. S. obturata (Fr.) Quél. Stropharia coronilla
Krönchen-Träuschling Strophaire coronille Garland Roundhead. Cap 2–4cm across, convex then flattened, light yellow, slightly viscid or greasy. Stem 25–40 x 6–8mm, white tapering towards base; ring white, but often accentuated by trapped deposit of dark spores. Flesh thick, white. GILLS WHITE THEN CLAY-BROWN. Pleurocystidia broadly lanceolate with acutely pointed apex, staining deeply in aniline blue in lactic acid. Spore print purple-brown. Spores elliptic with indistinct pore, 7–9 x 4–6um. Habitat lawns and pasture. Season autumn. Common. Edible – not worthwhile. Distribution, America and Europe.”

“Stropharia albonitens (Fr.) Karsten Cap 2-6cm across, convex, often umbonate; white to cream with yellowish center; smooth, viscid. Gills sinuate; pale violet-gray-brown. Stem 40-80 × 3-5mm; white, yellow-floccose below the apical ring zone. Flesh thin; white. Odor not distinctive. Taste not distinctive. Spores ellipsoid, 8-9 × 4-5µ. Deposit purple-black. Habitat in grassy meadows. Found in Europe and the Pacific Northwest. Season July-November. Not edible.”

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