Observation 221900: Inocybe hirsuta var. maxima A.H. Sm.
When: 2015-11-03

Notes: Growing on the ground in mixed woods.
Caps up to 2.5 cm across.
Spores ~ 7.9-9.1-5.1-6.2 microns, ellipsoid, smooth and thin-walled.
Probably not a good name but closest to what is in the current field guides.

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OK, I see the description
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2015-11-05 23:18:12 EST (-0500)

in Trudell’s book and the spores match up pretty close.
The small size could be due to them growing on hard ground(on an old dirt road).

These were rather small and
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2015-11-05 22:29:24 EST (-0500)

I didn’t initially notice any greenish-blue at the base but the first photo seems to indicate the possibility.
Not familiar with the var. maxima?
The spores seem a little short for most of the “Scaly Inocybes” that are normally listed including I. calamistrata.

Are there blue-gray discolorations at the stipe base?
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2015-11-05 22:11:44 EST (-0500)

Could this be Inocybe hirsuta var. maxima?

Are there blue-gray discolorations at the stipe base?
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2015-11-05 22:11:08 EST (-0500)

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