Observation 145490: Bolbitius titubans (Bull.) Fr.
When: 2013-09-14
No herbarium specimen

Notes: I thought this terrestrial mushroom was something from the Entolomataceae until I saw the print (more brown than pink) and the spores.

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Recognized by sight: Bolbitius like gills, striate cap with yellow tones, brown spores are a bit light in color for Psathyrella

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Aha! The long-striate cap…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-09-15 18:50:08 PDT (-0700)

certainly points toward Bolbitius. Although the spore print was not very thick, the color did seem too brown for Psathyrella.

Alan, I can see that you are busy classifying/posting your latest Mexican fungal menagerie. Thanks for taking the time to consider this observation.

Alan, I admit this does not look like…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-09-15 17:31:47 PDT (-0700)

any Psathyrella that I have ever seen… either first hand or in a photograph. But the spores look like Psath spores to me. What else might this be?

The material is available for study.

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