Observation 191133: Hypomyces (Fr.) Tul. & C. Tul.
When: 2014-09-07

Notes: This fungus was found growing underneath the shade of trees in an area with grass and very dense, moist, and black soil. Overall, this fungus had a very irregular, bulbous shape.

It had a slight mildew odor to it.

The pileus of this fungus ranged from 9.6 to 15.2 cm in diameter, and the outside was a brown gray color. The outside was smooth, and the entire pileus had a sort of bulbous and broadly parabolic shape.

There were no gills on this fungus, and it also did not have an annulus, lamellae, or a volva.

The inside of the entire fungus was white.

The stipe of this fungus was both central and smooth, and it ranged from 3.2 to 3.3 cm in length. It was also 3.4 cm wide. The overall shape was both clavate and equal, and it had an institutious base.

No spore print was obtained for this fungus, and they had a round shape. They ranged from 16.6-20.2 micrometers in diameter.

Proposed Names

27% (1)
Recognized by sight
Used references: Mushrooms of the Midwest by Michael Kuo and Andrew S. Methven
Based on microscopic features: Spores
54% (1)
Recognized by sight: White powder-like covering on the outside of fungus
Used references: www.mushroomexpert.com
Based on microscopic features: Spore Shape
Based on chemical features: DNA BLAST Match

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