Observation 166533: Psathyrellaceae Vilgalys, Moncalvo & Redhead
When: 2014-06-01
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found in an enclosed compost bin. Mushrooms arising from a shredded paper layer. Stipes up to 20 cm long (environment?) and up to 2 cm wide. No obvious annulus on the stipe. Stipes were hollow at maturity. Caps up to 3 cm wide. Caps were wooly. Spores were 10.5-12 cm in length and 6.5-7.5 in width. Spores were dark and elliptical in shape.

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Mature specimen
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Black portion of stipe due to degrading vegetative layer above paper layer in compost bin.
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Notice shredded paper at the base
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Spores
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Immature specimens

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Created: 2014-06-04 11:36:54 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2014-06-04 12:50:07 PDT (-0700)
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