Observation 130201: Agaricales sensu lato

When: 2013-03-14

Collection location: Port Dover, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Eva Skific (Evica)

No specimen available

date unknown

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: Cap color/shape not typical for S. hardii.
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Recognized by sight: See comments.

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I do
By: Eva Skific (Evica)
2013-05-18 11:52:55 PDT (-0700)
not believe that this is Psathyrella, because of size.
Alan, none of my field guides mention…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-05-18 06:53:23 PDT (-0700)

an annulate species of Psathyrella that occurs here in eastern NA. The gills do look a bit grayish/purplish. Gills of both Agrocybe acericola and A. erebia may have a grayish-brown stage as they mature. Here’s a collection I IDed as A. erebia. Two photos under slightly different ambient lighting emphasize gray vs. brown.
So I just wonder a bit if lighting may apply in the obs at hand.

Except for the cap color, this one looks like Stropharia hardii to me.

Not Agrocybe because
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2013-05-18 05:20:52 PDT (-0700)

Not Agrocybe because the gills are too purple. It looks like one of those annulate Psathyrellas.

in my
By: Eva Skific (Evica)
2013-03-19 04:15:01 PDT (-0700)


I had it under Agrocybe erebia, but the gills have too much of color “purple”
afterwards i thought Stropharia
I do not have enough knowledge to decide for one or the other

thank you for your help

At first I thought…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-03-18 17:48:49 PDT (-0700)

“stropharia.” But I think Agrocybe acericola or maybe even A. erebia are possibilities; except the gills on A. erebia often show a decurrent tooth.

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