Collection location: Kelsy Creek Sanctuary Lake Gilmer, Upshur Co., Texas, USA [Click for map]
Who: L G Price (LG_Price)
Habitat – These were growing in a grassy path in full sun. The nearest trees were 20-30 feet away and were hardwoods.
Taste- Didn’t taste it. Probably poisonous.
Smell- warm moderate mushroom smell.
Cap – 1.125 inch wide. Broad umbra at top. Moderate brown with short radially oppressed fibers. Slightly rolled under at edges.
Gills – Flesh color. Darker at edges probably due to spore. Moderately close with 2 short and one half length gill between. See photo. Notched almost free of stem.
Stalk – 1.25 inches long. 1/4 inch wide. Fibrous, hollowing, pliant but easily broken. White mycelium seen at base.
Mycellium – white
Spore – Reddish brown spore print, sparse spore print but enough to measure.
[20/1/1] L (-8.1) 8.3 – 9.7 (-9.8) μm x W (7.0-) 7.2 – 8.5 (-8.6) μm, (L = 9.0 μm, W = 7.7 μm), Q (-1.04) 1.05 – 1.25 (-), Q = 1.17
Broadly Ellipsoid, isodiametric.
Spore shape, color, L, W and Q very similar to observation 195947
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