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

Notes: under oak trees.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:02:12 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Laurel Hill Pennsylvania’ to ‘Laurel Hill, Pennsylvania, USA

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By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2009-02-17 01:42:12 EST (-0500)

Oh okay, if no staining then it is probably M. cucumis.
Here is a photo which resembles your collection:
http://www.nifg.org.uk/...
Here is the mykoweb page:
http://www.mykoweb.com/...

staining
By: John Plischke (John Plischke)
2009-02-15 01:48:36 EST (-0500)

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.

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By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2009-02-14 04:22:05 EST (-0500)

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

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