Observation 215009: Psathyrella (Fr.) Quél.

When: 1988-09-19

Collection location: Garin – Tortuguitas, Pilar, Buenos Aires, Argentina [Click for map]

-34.4406° -58.7508° 0m

Who: Tomas (Tomtom19)

No specimen available

Where does it grow? Eg. woods, pasture, state, province, country, altitude, etc. What does it grow on? Eg. soil, dung, wood (dead, living, what kind of wood?), etc.

argentina, buenos aires. In My Garden, on the grass. Altitude is sea level. Climate humid, season almost spring.

Color, attached/not, gills/pores, etc.

The gills are almost invisible, since its dark and black. I saw no gills, i mean no marcs. Just plain black.

Length, diameter, color, texture, hollow/solid, thin/thick, etc.

It has a white stem, its plain White. No spots or anything other than just White. Its 2 to 5cm long and thin like 1-2cm.

Diameter, color, texture, conical/spherical, convex/concave, etc.

the cap is brownish and is not “firm” nor uniform (each of them has slightly different shape) sort of a bell shape downwards. But not a perfect Bell. Its shape is circular but not perfectly. The inside of the Bell is dark almost Black thin and hollow. If you cut open its inside is Black sort of shiny like a Stone.
Its is 3-7cm diameter. Texture soft (not hard) and rough in its surface when you pass your finger through it.

Spore print color:
Very important!

Black, very black. Like ink.

Color that the mushroom bruises, if any.

After one day, the mushrooms are very wet, and started to bruise in brown and black colours. I kept them between napkins on a bowl.

Other information:
Scent of the mushroom, anything else you think is important, large close-up pictures showing stem, cap and gills.

The scent is weird, sort of the smell of humidity.

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