Observation 161125: Panaeolus semiovatus (Sowerby) S. Lundell & Nannf.
When: 2014-03-09
No herbarium specimen

Notes: I found these on my walk. They grew on a piece of horse dung but all were quite desicated by the time i found them.

Proposed Names

-64% (4)
Recognized by sight
47% (4)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: veil remnants, conical pileus
16% (4)
Recognized by sight: Dark spored, non deliquescing, Stropharioid coprophile.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Rich
By: Rocky Houghtby
2014-03-09 21:14:57 PDT (-0700)

The second picture DOES clearly show an annulus. Good call!

Terri
By: Rocky Houghtby
2014-03-09 21:04:33 PDT (-0700)

There are no dung Psilocybe in CA, with the exception of P. semilanceata, which this is not. See the notes in my name proposal for your other questions.

Rich, The partial veil is adhering completely to the pileus and not the stipe, but I see your point about the pileus shape and color.

Rocky and Richard
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2014-03-09 20:53:47 PDT (-0700)

How are you getting to species with two photos of desiccated mushrooms? Given the state of the mushroom and its habitat why isn’t Psilocybe a possibility? And what makes either of your proposals more likely than the other? Given the available information on this obs it would seem that more than one genus is possible and innumerable species.

Terri

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