Observation 139458: Protostropharia semiglobata (Batsch : Fr.) Redhead, Moncalvo, Vilgalys
When: 2013-07-09
(49.2033° -107.5613° )

Notes: West Block near edge of prairie dog colony off ecotour
Growing on Bison dung with Panaeolus papilionaceus
First time I have seen in the park (rare? or just coming into season)

Returned to check dung a couple days later…
Slime dried up, now shiny but still yellow
Mottled gills
Gills kind of sinuate-decurrent
Dark spore print (black or maybe purple brown?)
Small but distinct annulus on stipe
Spores under microscope: shape plain oval with bump on end, colour purple brown

Species Lists

Images

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later more mature, side view
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viscid and yellow (thick slime!)
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several growing on this dung pile
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others growing on same dung
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later more mature, top view
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side view, note annulus on stipe
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dark spore print (black or maybe purple brown?)
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microscope spores from print, photo taken with iphone

Proposed Names

-46% (2)
Recognized by sight: viscid, yellow, growth on dung
Used references: Mushrooms Demystified 2nd Ed. (Arora 1986)
Mushrooms of Ontario and Eastern Canada (Barron 1999)
-32% (2)
Recognized by sight: too young? Not enough features/gills visible for ID?

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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By: Chris Hay (hayfield)
2013-07-10 22:39:04 CDT (-0400)

I will try to get out to the same spot later and see how they mature. Thanks for the ideas

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