Observation 18330: Macrocystidia cucumis (Pers.) Joss.
When: 2002-07-08
No herbarium specimen

Notes: under oak trees.

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By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2009-02-17 00:42:12 CST (-0600)

Oh okay, if no staining then it is probably M. cucumis.
Here is a photo which resembles your collection:
Here is the mykoweb page:

By: John Plischke (John Plischke)
2009-02-15 00:48:36 CST (-0600)

it does look dark but did not bruise when i scratched it in lighter places. I was thinking it could be a Gymnopus/Collybia but could not find any with caps that dark in any of my books with photos.

By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2009-02-14 03:22:05 CST (-0600)

Is that black staining I’m seeing on the stipe of one of the over-turned mushrooms??

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