Observation 161362: Galerina Earle
When: 2014-03-14
(45.3674° -122.7199° 126m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Habitat: grass, clover, moss;
Habit: solitary or scattered
Cap: shape convex-conic, hemispheric when young; diameter 0.5-1.8 cm; height 0.5-1.0 cm; hygrophanous, brown, drying to whitish-beige; surface smooth with striate edge; taste and odor indistinct
Gills: attached; light brown, turning darker in age; sub-distant
Spore print: dull brown (almost cinnamon)
Stem: height: 2-5 cm; diameter 0.1-0.2 cm; shape equal; base clavate (see two left-hand mushrooms in 3rd photo); may have very fine hairs (see 1st photo); no ring
KOH: cap turns dark brown

Proposed Names

45% (2)
Recognized by sight: On moss, orange gills
-12% (3)
Recognized by sight

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Looks like
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2014-03-17 11:03:44 PDT (-0700)

Yes, looks like Galerina, sec. Tubariopsis, but rather dried out.

no specimen & no scope
By: Joe Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)
2014-03-16 18:38:45 PDT (-0700)

I was afraid that’s what he was asking.
I tossed the specimen. (It was getting wormy.) And I don’t have a working scope. :-(

By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2014-03-16 18:26:47 PDT (-0700)

he means, under the scope.

cuticle somwhat peelable
By: Joe Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)
2014-03-16 17:09:44 PDT (-0700)

I was able to peel relatively small amounts of cuticle, but not easily.

Check the pileipellis structure.
By: Byrain
2014-03-16 09:27:38 PDT (-0700)
Why Conocybe?
By: Joe Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)
2014-03-16 07:43:09 PDT (-0700)


Can you list/explain what feature(s) made you suggest Conocybe?


Created: 2014-03-14 21:39:58 PDT (-0700)
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