Observation 223752: Coprinellus micaceus (Bull.) Vilgalys, Hopple & Jacq. Johnson

When: 2015-11-20

Collection location: Berkeley Marina, Berkeley, Alameda Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Sydney Medel

Specimen available

Notes:

Habitat: in large groups and clusters near hardwood stump.
Identification based on: beige, striate, conical cap becoming plano-umbonate with splitting, lighter margin in age, cap also covered with mica-like white granules, adnexed gray gills becoming black and deliquescent, white, hollow stipe, and smooth, ellipsoid spores with central germ pore that are black in deposit.
Key Used: “California Mushrooms: the Comprehensive Identification Guide” by Dennis E. Desjardin, Michael G. Wood, and Frederick A. Stevens.

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Used references: “California Mushrooms: the Comprehensive Identification Guide” by Dennis E. Desjardin, Michael G. Wood, and Frederick A.
Based on microscopic features: Smooth, ellipsoid spores with central germ pore

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