Observation 16131: Galerina Earle
When: 2009-01-04
Herbarium specimen reported

Proposed Names

29% (1)
Eye3
Recognized by sight: in moss; tough, wiry stipe, hygrophanous cap, brown spores. collected by Bolek Kusnik, who wants to know what the heck this is!!! Mycologists please ask for specimens!
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Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Hygrophanous cap, in moss, brown spored, stipe that blackens from the base.

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Spore print
By: Boleslaw Kuznik (Bolek)
2009-01-07 16:37:28 PST (-0800)

Very good that you got the spore print.
When freshly picked these mushrooms were fully grown and had bright yellow gills, suggesting white or yellow spore print. Brown spore print indeed brings them close to Galerina.

Def. Galerina
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2009-01-06 10:04:50 PST (-0800)

I’ll take a look at this one. Def. a Galerina. Another one of those G. badipes/cedretorum group/complex/strips guys on moss on the ground. The stipes blacken from the base, and can get quick black in age. I’ve got a few to look at from Pt. Reyes this past weekend.

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