Observation 153482: Phaeocollybia fallax A.H. Sm.
When: 2013-11-18

Notes: Growing on the ground near spruce.
These were similar to MO# 153372 with younger and older fruit-bodies.
For the purpose of spore measurements, I separated the 3 younger specimens and the 5 larger ones.
Spores of the 3 younger specimens; ~ 7.9-9.2 X 5.0-6.0 microns.
Spores of the 5 older specimens; ~ 7.9-9.1(10.0) X 5.0-6.0 microns.
They all do appear to be the same species.
In this case, even the younger ones had olive or greenish caps so maybe there is less doubt.


Spores from 3 specimens on right(1st photo) & second photo
Spores from 5 specimens on left(1st photo).

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Used references: Phaeocollybia of Pacific Northwest North America by L. Norvell & R. Exeter.

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