Observation 35139: Coprinellus micaceus (Bull.) Vilgalys, Hopple & Jacq. Johnson
When: 2010-03-27
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: under manzanita.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:58:31 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve, Butte CO, CA’ to ‘Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve, Butte Co., California, USA

Proposed Names

-76% (2)
Recognized by sight: non-fragile stipe, striate cap, black spores, spores maturing from bottom edge of cap and up.
-14% (2)
Eye3
Recognized by sight: enlarge first photo to see veil particles on cap.

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Thank you, Debbie
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-03-31 17:06:33 WIB (+0700)

I didn’t doubt this micaceus, and I think that most of the other 67 obses are micaceus as well, but there are a few other lookalikes in this group, and without microscopy (or at least when the cystidia on the stem haven’t been checked), I also beleive that other species could have slipped through unnoticed.

here you go, Irene…:)
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-03-31 12:40:58 WIB (+0700)

mitriform spores and long, spiculose caulocystidia.

Coprinellus micaceus it is.

Coprinellus micaceus
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-03-31 01:45:50 WIB (+0700)

It would be nice to see a picture of mitriform spores (and the long, lageniform caulocystidia). That should beat all the other 67 obses of micaceus that don’t show them :-)

closest simple photo match, so far…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-03-31 00:37:20 WIB (+0700)

altho the white cap margin is unusual, and the stipe is a bit robust for that species. also, only a single fruit body.

still in the genus only zone, tho, until further confirmation.

Why?
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2010-03-31 00:31:34 WIB (+0700)

Why specifically micaceus?

D.
C. micaceus is where I’m heading, too…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-03-31 00:18:55 WIB (+0700)

will check micro features soon.

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