Notes: Found growing in a flower pot. Stipe 2 to 3 cm; white; interior more or less white, fibrous texture. No ring or volva. No discoloration observed where cut. Pileus 2 to 3 cm in diameter, campanulate, white apart from a brown center. Gills free; off-white (very light brown). Spore print medium brown.
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Yes, it is a distinct possibility that some garden soil in the pot was the source of some mycelium. Unfortunately I don’t remember where I got the soil that is now in this pot. I’d love to mail a sample to someone with greater expertise than mine who can confirm or correct the identification.
the pot was filled with material dug up that just happened to include rootlets and attached myceliium…?
While it is perhaps a stretch to deem this a mycorrhizal fungus, it cannot be ruled out. The flower pot is open to the ground underneath through a 15 millimeter hole. There are candidate trees12 meters away (Q. lobata).
Did the flower pot have a bottom? As far as I know Hebelomas are mycorrhizal. It does look like a Hebeloma but…
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