Observation 214172: Tapinella E.-J. Gilbert
When: 2015-08-26
Who: SHadley
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Unknown mushroom found Aug. 26, 2015 in Schmitz Park in West Seattle, WA. Cap is 8 – 9" across, about 5" tall, stipe about 11/2" in diameter. Very mature, cap is a grayish color, gills cream, bruised grayish black in places, stipe grayish black (looked as though it is in the process of decaying). Gills running down stipe slightly. Growing under an unidentified conifer, on side of trail. Mixed forest, lots of ferns and moss. Only found one in area.
I’m new to the area, I hope someone can help ID this guy for me.
Thanks

Images

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Whole mushroom. Note discoloration on gills.
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Top of mushroom. about 8" across.
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Gill attachment. Stipe has black spots on light colored stipe.

Proposed Names

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Eyes3
Recognized by sight: I think this specimen is quite old. Probably growing on a buried tree root.

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Thanks
By: SHadley
2015-08-27 22:16:45 EDT (-0400)

Daniel, Thanks for the welcome and the ID of the mushroom.

Welcome!
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2015-08-27 14:33:38 EDT (-0400)

Hope to see more of your finds.

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