Observation 27731: Clitocybe (Fr.) Staude

When: 2009-11-01

Collection location: Forest near Elgin St., Pembroke, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)

No specimen available

These tiny whitish mushrooms were under 1cm across and were found in one small area of Zone 24 under red and white pine.

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-05-18 19:50:23 EDT (-0400)

of those with no photos or a Fungi ID; an all too general designation for most of these, as in the case of agarics which can at least be safely (and hopefully temporarily) housed under Agaricomycetes. Non-Russulales, -gilled Boletales (eg: Paxillus) -chanterelles and -Lentinoid agarics will permit Agaricales, and so on.

Call it a remedy to Fungi sp. acting as the default “I don’t know” option, even when further distinctions can easily be made (basidio, asco, lichen, non-fungal, etc.). The end result leaves Fungi sp. on only those observations which are so baffling as to be unidentifiable even to phylum… aside from those which are of several species, which I propose receive a new label of Fungi spp. or some other convention to distinguish them.

Hmm, could be.
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2011-05-18 04:49:28 EDT (-0400)

This is an older observation — what brought it to your attention?

Created: 2009-11-03 18:04:28 EST (-0500)
Last modified: 2011-05-18 04:49:09 EDT (-0400)
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