Collection location: Sebastopol, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]
growing in a planter box with marigolds.
cystidia are few, pear-shaped with rounded ends; more frequent on edge of gill than on face of gill.
P. bipellis (http://www.mushroomexpert.com/psathyrella_bipellis.html) is a close match, but the caps didn’t have a pinkish color and these stems are really thin.
P. conopilus (http://www.mushroomexpert.com/parasola_conopilus.html) also close, stems were shorter but then these were growing under a half-covered lid;
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One of dozens of species in subgenus Psathyrella, see Smith’s book. Pleurocystidia are present? Did you measure the cystidia? Did you check for long thick-walled setae on the pileipellis that Parasola conopilus should have? Or in CA Psathyrella atrospora is rather common, but this doesn’t really look like them.
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