Observation 18916: Psathyrella (Fr.) Quél.

Found these few in leaves beside rotting wood; CAP 2 cm, white to slightly brownish, viscid; GILLS creamy, notched; STIPE floccose to cottony, white with brown-tipped shaggy scales/fibrils, dark brown spores visible in streaks above scales; VEIL cottony ring; SPORES dark brown.

(number 0226.18, page 193)

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4% (2)
Recognized by sight
60% (2)
Recognized by sight: Growing on wood, and the spores look almost black

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By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2009-02-28 20:28:30 PST (-0800)

I would agree with Psathyrella. Not sure which species, the yellow colour is somewhat unique for the genus.

If you have a microscope, it would be cool to see the spores and cystidia.

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