Observation 4161: Lacrymaria lacrymabunda (Bull.) Pat.

When: 2007-09-17

Collection location: Mountain View, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)

No specimen available

My neighbors found this in their garden. I took samples to the recent MSSF meeting, where it caused considerable confusion among experts.

I guess it is a Psathyrella, but only because I don’t have a better name for it. Maybe Lacrymaria?

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Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Cap texture
Based on microscopic features: Warted spores

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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