Observation 13552: Gymnopus (Pers.) Roussel
When: 2008-11-04
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Collybia? Inocybe? Something different? Tiny clump of brown-capped, dark-brown stiped clustered mushroom, found at the base of a flowering cherry tree in bark-mulch. Edge of cap and edge of gills are both white.

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Just searched all MO obs. of Micromphale.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-09-06 06:47:32 PDT (-0700)

This doesn’t seem to match any. Caespitose clump, with relatively thick stipe. Also stipe seems to be swollen beneath cap, but narrows near attachment to substrate. Hope this helps.

I don’t know details,
By: zaca
2010-09-11 15:17:16 PDT (-0700)

I just come to it searching images with google by Micromphale.

Micromphale looks very close.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2010-09-11 12:18:02 PDT (-0700)

Especiallly the photo link you provided! Do you know where that collction was photographed?

By: zaca
2010-09-11 12:01:17 PDT (-0700)

I think this may be a Micromphale. Please see MO47196 and also here.

Not a Gymnopus I could identify at M.O.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2008-11-06 02:53:55 PST (-0800)

There are several Gymnopus with similar stipe colorations, but no indication of a veil, and no white on the edges of the gills like this has. Still stumped, but thanks for the possibility.

Created: 2008-11-04 17:06:40 PST (-0800)
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