Observation 206193: Conocybe Fay.
When: 2015-05-17
(49.89333° 73.03478° 513m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Conocybe tenera, Bolbitiaceae, Agaricales (Brown Dunce Cap)
Tiny yellowish-brown mushroom with narrow long brownish stalk
Cap: 2-3.5 cm wide, cone or bell-shaped up to convex; smooth, sometimes radial grooved near margin; color light yellowish-brown or brownish-yellow. Flesh is very thin and brownish-white.
Gills: almost free or attached with notching, moderately broad or broad rather close and almost distant, with short and very short additional gills; sometimes branching long gills near cap margin, light ochre or yellowish-brown.
Stalk: 6-10 cm long, 2-3mm thick, slightly enlarged toward base, hollow, fine fibrous or somewhat silky; brownish-white then light yellowish-brown when old.

Edibility: no accurate data for this location; possibly edible, because the odor is weak and pleasant.
Habitat: rare kind; scattered small group or single on soil in open areas along or inside pine-tree forest with elm.
May – August.

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Recognized by sight
Based on microscopic features: First step in the Conocybe keys is caulocystidia.

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