Observation 21857: Deconica coprophila (Bull.) P. Karst.

When: 2009-06-07

Collection location: New Port Richey, Florida, USA [Click for map]

Who: Erica Urbanovitch (erica)

No specimen available

Pileus dime sized, dark (black) spores (evident on stalks and lower caps in some photos), coprophilous (always found growing out of horse dung, in manure piles and out in the woods where horses are ridden on trails)

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-12% (4)
Recognized by sight: With mottled gills and dark spores I’m pretty sure that puts this in the genus Panaeolus. However, others on the site will be better at putting a species name on it.
33% (4)
Recognized by sight: growing on dung, wide gill spacing, striate pileus, fibrillose stipe, etc.

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