Observation 21126: Galerina Earle

When: 2009-05-18

Collection location: Forest near Elgin St., Pembroke, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)

No specimen available

Definitely Cortinariaceae with that morphology and fibrous partial veil. A log in the “pit” was swarming with these (sixth and seventh photos). Largest maybe 3/4 of a cm across. Many of them were growing horizontally out of the log, their stems curving to vertical between emergence point and pileus.

This log and the nearby stump it fell from sprouted Russula fragilis and Phyllotopsis nidulans last summer.

The first photo is a thumbnail for the observation, created from the third.

The first seven images are from the 18th. The next four were taken on the 21st and the mushrooms had grown considerably. The first of these four shows the colony from some distance, while the second, third, and fourth roughly correspond to the second, third, and fourth of the original seven images and show the changes over 72 hours in those views.

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