Observation 34893: Tubaria tenuis Peck
When: 2010-03-17
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Found this on the side of a hill growing in dead leaves of mixed woods mostly under maple. There was moss in the area but not where these where found.
Cap 3 cm smooth, striated with a depressed center. Brown becoming lighter at the margins. Gills sub distant to distant decurrent. Margin slightly serrated. Stem 3.5 cm thin , brown, bruising darker brown. even. about 1cm thick, spore print yellow.
Not sure if this a Omphalina, but it looks to be some sort of an Omphalinoid mushroom.

Proposed Names

-78% (2)
Recognized by sight: found growing in mixed wood in leaf litter.
Used references: Arora MO page 223
Based on microscopic features: Spores 10 microns with which broadly elliptical appear granular Spore print yellow
Based on chemical features: KOH black
37% (3)
Recognized by sight: Spore color is a bit light but on white paper it might be more orange.
57% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Gills of T tenuis has wide spaced gills These gills in this observation are somewhat distant.
Used references: Arora MD page 403

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The spore print
By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2010-03-17 22:41:50 CDT (-0400)

is taken on a clear back ground. Old x ray film. It is a clear surface so that is the true color. . This is really yellow. I thought that Tubaria has close gills. with brown to ocher spore prints. The Gills on this observation are more distant or at leased sub distant.

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