Observation 172746: Cuphophyllus canescens (A.H. Sm. & Hesler) Bon

When: 2014-08-05

Collection location: Harvey’s Lake, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: Cuphophyllus mushrooms sometimes become brittle when old/dried.

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Thanks Noah.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-10-30 15:00:28 PDT (-0700)

Waxcap Mushrooms of ENA mentions the fragile context. Lack of lubricous feel to cap surface weighs against lacmus. I think this is canescens.

Spore print color is not listed for canescens in WMENA.

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2014-10-29 09:56:23 PDT (-0700)
I don’t recall whether I saved this material.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-10-29 06:29:04 PDT (-0700)

No spore drop… or else I would have noted the color here.

Nice collection?
By: John Steinke (John Steinke)
2014-10-29 06:18:02 PDT (-0700)

I have seen this before, and the collection had a pink spore print, if my memory is correct?

Texure of the cap context…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-10-29 06:09:47 PDT (-0700)

was somewhat brittle, which does not remind me of Laccaria. Otherwise, it looks soemwhat like a Laccaria.

Created: 2014-08-07 03:01:45 PDT (-0700)
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