Observation 191919: Hypsizygus ulmarius (Bull.) Redhead
When: 2014-10-02

Notes: This fungus was found growing on a dead tree stump. It was growing in multiple groups near each other.

It had no distinct smell.

The stipe was 4.2 cm in diameter, and it was white. Both the pileal margin and surface were smooth, and it had a broadly convex shape. The inside was white.

The gillg were mildly decurrent off of the stipe, and they had an even margin. They had a white color, and from the stipe, they were 2.2 cm long. They were 1 mm wide, and they had .5 mm spacing between each other. There were regular lamellae present on this fungus, and they were spaced .5 mm apart.

The stipe of this fungus was lateral and had a smooth surface. It was 3.1 cm long and 1.6 cm wide. It had an equal shape and was stuffed inside. Both the inside and the outside were white, and the base was institutious.

The spores of this fungus were white, and they were round. They ranged from 3.2-6.0 micrometers in diameter.

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Recognized by sight
Used references: Mushrooms of the Midwest by Michael Kuo and Andrew S. Methven
Based on microscopic features: Spores

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