Observation 32111: Psathyrella (Fr.) Quél.
When: 2010-01-16
No herbarium specimen

Proposed Names

-31% (5)
Recognized by sight
63% (4)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight
3% (3)
Used references: Mushrooms Demystified

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no dung, just grass.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-01-18 17:28:13 EET (+0200)

I have let go of the concept that only Panaeolus have mottled gills and am firmly with you in the Psath camp for this sighting. I respect your experience in this group and defer to your more informed opinion.

Forgive me if I didn’t take away the nugget of info about mottled gills from that oh so very long and heated former Panaeolus/psath sighting. The heartbreak of TMI!

for those of you voting favourably on Panaeolus
By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2010-01-18 06:33:12 EET (+0200)

This is clearly not. The main features that tell me this is Psathyrella and not Panaeolus is the semi-translucent, kind of watery looking stipe, the steep angle of the gills towards the stipe apex, and the striate cap margin.

Debbie, I assume this was not growing from dung, but instead a more typical habitat for Psathyrella- like tall wild grasses at the edge of a trail, woody debri, dead leaves, or some mix of that?

By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-01-18 05:16:38 EET (+0200)
Psathyrella often have mottled gills
By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2010-01-18 04:36:33 EET (+0200)

Remember this observation?? We discuss the mottled lamelle.

even with those mottled gills? is nothing sacred??!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-01-18 03:30:56 EET (+0200)
By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2010-01-18 03:07:15 EET (+0200)

These are Psathyrella.

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