Observation 143551: Panaeolus subbalteatus (Berk. & Broome) Sacc.

When: 2013-08-22

Collection location: Plumas Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Hermitry

No specimen available

Notes:
Growing out of the soil in our vegetable garden that is mulched with wheat straw. Came up after a couple days of thunder storms with temperatures in the mid 80’s. Spore print appears to be black.

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Recognized by sight: The species concept of Agaricus (Panaeolus) cinctulus is based on a drawing made by Bolton in 1791. No type collection exists. Since it is not possible to know whether Bolton’s species was Panaeolus subbalteatus, P. olivaceus or P. fimicola, I consider Panaeolus cinctulus to be a nomen dubium.
Based on microscopic features: The gill faces need to be checked for sulphidia; the presence of these would indicate that it is probably Panaeolus fimicola.

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Created: 2013-08-22 22:25:24 SAST (+0200)
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