Observation 215599: Laccaria Berk. & Broome
When: 2015-09-06
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Damp mossy area near a spring.

Proposed Names

2% (2)
Recognized by sight
62% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Does not match the range / habitat for L. pumila described in http://www.mushroomexpert.com/laccaria_pumila.html
29% (1)
Recognized by sight
Used references: Champignons du Quebec

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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I’m having a difficult time believing…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2016-02-03 05:46:43 PST (-0800)

that this observation represents the same species as the tiny fairly fragile mushrooms I call L. pumila. Looking at a few different sources, I see variability in reports of both macro and micro traits for altaica/pumila/striatula.

According to Index Fungorum…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-09-10 19:28:27 PDT (-0700)

L. altaica and L. striatula have both been lumped in with L. pumila. I realize that this collection does not match with the Mushroom Expert account of L. pumila. But I believe this is due to Mushroom Expert not having incorporated this change in nomenclature.

If not for the incorporation into pumila, I would have called this L. striatula.
http://www.mycoquebec.org/...

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