Observation 30858: Nolanea
When: 2009-12-22
No herbarium specimen
0 Sequences

Growing under live oaks (Quercus agrifolia) and Monterey pine (Pinus radiata)


spores at 1000×. Irregular hexagonal shape.

Proposed Names

-4% (3)
Recognized by sight: silky umbonate cap, Thin stipe <0.5cms diameter. Dull brown spore print,
Based on microscopic features: Irregular hexagonal spores 10-12µm x 8-9µm
Based on chemical features: No particular odor
52% (3)
Eye3 Eyes3
Based on microscopic features: The spore shape suggests Nolanea but the spore print was dull brown not pinkish.
16% (3)
Recognized by sight
Used references: http://mushroomhobby.com/...
Based on microscopic features: Spore shape looks exactly the same as in the reference above.
Based on chemical features: I didn’t get any strong odor- But it was cold.
46% (2)
Recognized by sight: If I say it is a fungus then more of you kind people will help me ID this !

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I’d say Entoloma
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-12-24 10:32:06 MST (-0700)

Very typical, not distinctive spore shape that don’t help much towards an ID.
It’s one of those that have been called Nolanea, and such dull brown ones are too many to tell apart, maybe except for an Entoloma expert..

Created: 2009-12-24 06:32:19 MST (-0700)
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