Observation 199498: Marasmiaceae sensu lato

When: 2014-11-09

Collection location: Larksville, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Phil Yeager (gunchky)

No specimen available

Found in an area comprised of Pinus strobus and possibly Pinus resinosa. These were small and I picked them as an after thought as I was leaving the woods. Never wrote any notes on these.

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Reminds me of…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-02-23 01:54:39 AEDT (+1100)

old faded G. dryophilus. Gills look a bit widely spaced for this species, but on older specimens ragged gills with expanded separation is not uncommon.

There are other genera of light-spored mushrooms that are sometimes difficult to tell apart from Gymnopus. So Marasmiaceae sounds good to me.

All good
By: Phil Yeager (gunchky)
2015-02-22 13:46:12 AEDT (+1100)

options on your part. Any definable reasoning for your choices of genera?

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