Observation 19019: Psathyrella (Fr.) Quél.

got spore print (almost a reddish brown), saved cap; dumped the rest. growing in large cluster at base of madrone in mixed forest. have at it, dark-spored fans!


here is the “reddish” spore print for this psath. the “red” becomes more or less prominant depending on the light source.

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Recognized by sight: reddish spore print

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Arora’s MDM lists a half dozen clustered species…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-03-02 16:28:01 CST (-0500)

including one with a reddish spore print: sublateritia! Eureka! Unless they’ve all been lumped, I think I’ve found it!

By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2009-03-02 16:13:40 CST (-0500)

Other Psathyrella species don’t cluster together like that.

I believe you, but what features make it so?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-03-02 14:56:50 CST (-0500)

Created: 2009-03-02 10:32:52 CST (-0500)
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