Observation 13435: Gymnopus (Pers.) Roussel

When: 2008-11-02

Collection location: Belmont, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Drew Perttula (drewp)

No specimen available

Found this in my backyard in the lawn. I’m interested to know if it’s safe for dogs to eat.

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: toxicity unknown…nobody eats them. does your lawn have oak trees at the border? amanita mushrooms can be deadly, and grow with coast live oak.
55% (1)
Recognized by sight: Technically I believe Debbie intended Collybia sensu lato rather than the current concept of that genus. Gymnopus sp. is a better name to apply in this case. However, I’d need to see the underside to be sure and knowing what trees are in the area would be a big help.

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Unlikely to be dangerous…
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2008-11-03 13:31:20 CST (-0500)

Regardless of the naming and the precise species, this looks very unlikely to be problem for your puppy.

Created: 2008-11-02 16:14:27 CST (-0500)
Last modified: 2011-04-02 10:26:40 CDT (-0400)
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