Observation 154260: Phaeocollybia spadicea A.H. Sm.

When: 2013-12-04

Collection location: Bolinas Ridge, Marin Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

No specimen available

Growing on hard ground with mostly manzanita nearby. Conditions dry.
Caps ~ 5.2 cm across.
Spores ~ 7.0-8.2 X 4.8-5.0 microns and slightly rough.

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

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Did not see any Doug fir nearby.
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2013-12-05 12:20:42 CST (-0600)

More interesting is that I found one or two more small species of Phaeocollybia close by that I will post later. This occurring under dry conditions with hardly any other mushrooms to be found!?!

Interesting habitat
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-12-05 11:47:10 CST (-0600)

for a Phaecollybia. Any Douglas-fir?
Good find, Ron

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