Observation 222729: Gloiocephala menieri (Boud.) Singer

When: 2015-06-26

Collection location: Squamish River estuary, Squamish, British Columbia, Canada [Click for map]

49.6953° -123.1647° 1m

Who: Paul Kroeger (kroeger)

Specimen available

Solitary tiny reduced-agaric fruitbody at base of Carex species, growing just above saturated mud, in marsh vegetation of river estuary.

Species Lists


Copyright © 2015 James Holkko
photomicrograph of section through pileus
Copyright © 2015 James holkko
photomicrograph of pileal elements
Copyright © 2015 James Holkko
photomicrograph of spores

Proposed Names

78% (1)
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Used references: Agaricales on wetland Monocotyledoneae in Canada Scott Redhead 1981 Canadian Journal of Botany volume 59 number 5
Based on microscopic features: distinct pileal elements and spores

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-11-16 21:48:53 CST (-0500)

thanks, Paul! Keep standing up for the charismatic minifungi!

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