Notes: Found by Carissa Chun.
Growing in a cluster at the base of a dying tree @ ~ 5000ft.
Spore print brown with slight purplish tint.
Spores ~ 7.0-9.1(10.0) X 4.1-5.3 microns, mostly oblong.
Gill cystidia fairly abundant, variable, mostly broadly fusoid, with thick walls near apex. A few with apical crystals.
There seemed to be also some inflated cells on parts of the gill edge as noted in Smith’s description. (see last photo)
Psathyrella spadicea (Schaeff.) Singer on MyCoPortal
Psathyrella spadicea on MycoBank
Preferred Name: Homophron spadiceum (P. Kumm.) Örstadius & E. Larss.
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was brown with maybe a hint of purple.
Most of the micro characters seem to fit Smith’s description pretty closely.
Spore color seems to be helpful here.
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