Observation 35212: Psathyrella (Fr.) Quél.
When: 2009-12-18
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This could be the same deal as Debbie’s putative P. ammophila. Wish I had gotten a collection.

Found by Meghan Hudson, reported by Oscar Johnson

Proposed Names

63% (4)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Looks similar to Debbie’s illustrations of P. ammophila

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Spores
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-04-15 18:25:34 EDT (-0400)

Long, cylindrical-ellipsoid, with large germ pore.
L x W avg: 12.3 × 7.1 microns, Q avg: 1.7

Full table here:
Length Width Q
11.8 6.8 1.7
14.2 7.2 2.0
12.5 6.9 1.8
11.4 6.8 1.7
11.7 6.8 1.7
12.0 6.9 1.7
11.6 7.1 1.6
11.8 7.0 1.7
11.3 7.1 1.6
10.9 6.7 1.6
11.7 6.3 1.9
11.7 5.9 2.0
13.4 7.0 1.9
11.4 6.6 1.7
11.1 6.8 1.6
11.8 7.2 1.6
11.4 6.8 1.7
12.2 6.9 1.8
11.6 7.1 1.6
11.5 6.9 1.7
12.2 7.4 1.6
12.4 7.1 1.7
12.4 7.4 1.7
11.5 7.1 1.6
12.4 6.8 1.8
11.4 6.8 1.7
11.4 7.3 1.6
13.2 7.1 1.8
12.3 7.0 1.8
12.3 7.1 1.7
12.6 7.0 1.8
13.0 7.3 1.8
13.3 7.2 1.8
11.8 7.1 1.7
11.8 7.2 1.6
14.2 7.9 1.8
12.7 7.1 1.8
12.6 7.3 1.7
12.5 6.9 1.8
12.4 7.2 1.7
13.0 7.5 1.8
12.1 6.9 1.8
12.8 6.9 1.8
12.5 7.4 1.7
12.6 7.3 1.7
12.0 7.1 1.7
15.1 8.2 1.8
12.1 7.6 1.6
13.1 7.4 1.8
12.0 6.8 1.8
12.2 7.3 1.7
13.7 7.0 2.0
11.6 6.8 1.7
11.3 6.9 1.6
13.2 7.5 1.8
13.1 6.3 2.1

neat!
By: Matt Sherman (Shermanii)
2011-04-15 12:19:43 EDT (-0400)

Awesome photograph!

I had no doubt, Christian! :)
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-04-15 11:02:58 EDT (-0400)
Gorgeous monolith!
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2011-04-15 06:00:13 EDT (-0400)

Really crazy shot! And who’s that person in the background? Muhaha…

Okay, so to clear things up
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-04-15 01:53:33 EDT (-0400)

this was not an April Fool’s prank… this is actually a sand-dwelling Psathyrella

nice fool’s day fungus (April 1.) LOL
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2010-04-01 22:28:59 EDT (-0400)
Good one!
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2010-04-01 15:33:01 EDT (-0400)

you beat me to it Deb..are you on here all day? LOL

nice in situ shot!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-04-01 15:30:30 EDT (-0400)

I would sure like to see it all the way to its bottom, tho…;)

at least we now know where to look for it!

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