Observation 205203: Conocybe Fay.
When: 2015-05-26

Notes: These were growing on the ground/humas, mostly singly, @ ~ 5800 ft.
Caps up to 4.2 cm across and hygrophanous.
Could not get a good spore print but they appeared to be a reddish brown and they were brown in KOH
Spores ~ 14.5-17.0 X 9.3-12.0 microns, ellipsoid(Qavg = 1.46), smooth with a broad germ pore.
Did not see any gill cystidia.
Not sure about the genus and the large spores seem to rule out several common species?

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I think
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2015-05-29 09:05:32 IST (+0530)

the work of Doug Smith, Tom Bruns, Erin Blanchard, Randy L, and many others have at this point found that this olive-green capped spring mountain Conocybe is undescribed.

Created: 2015-05-29 04:28:45 IST (+0530)
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