Observation 206746: Psathyrella (Fr.) Quél.
When: 2015-06-15
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Thought this was a Psathyrella, but the spores look more like Coprinellus. No cystidia found.

Gill material included cells/structures seen in second micro.

A non-trivial percentage of spores appear to lack the black pigment seen in most. Mounted in Congo red.

Landscaped area with woodchips.

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight
55% (1)
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Don’t take the proposal too seriously
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2016-08-30 19:32:37 PDT (-0700)

The name is my best attempt for the Psaths I found today (obs 250301) based on gross macromorphology and habitat. I have 0 prior experience with/knowledge about the taxon, but your obs reminds me a lot of mine. If you pursue it further I’d very very much like to see your results.

I had not previously noticed…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2016-08-30 17:24:30 PDT (-0700)

the high confidence proposal from Byrain. Otherwise, I would have followed up with a question or two. The subsect. Obtusatae proposal provides a little more focus.

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