Observation 46384: Arrhenia Fr.
When: 2010-06-05
Herbarium specimen reported

Cap: dark brown at first hygrophanous as it dries becoming much lighter in color.

Gills: pale gray brown or tan, some times cross veined, not close, with intermediates, Gills attached to stalk, some what decurrent.

Stalk: pale brownish, not fragile,

Spore print: pure white

These had a slightly sweet smell,

Habitat, in grass that was under aspen trees.
mid-early spring.

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Used references: Mienhard Moser
Based on microscopic features: white spore print, spores may be slightly amyloid
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Recognized by sight
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I don’t know
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2010-06-17 08:41:40 PDT (-0700)

but they weren’t that small, caps 2-3 cm wide at least …
I thought it did look a little like Omphalina

The lichen
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-06-17 08:18:39 PDT (-0700)

Is it growing on Peltigera? In that case it could be Arrhenia peltigerina (former Omphalina peltigerina). It’s a small mushroom, caps usually not over 15 mm broad.

I think this might be
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2010-06-06 18:40:13 PDT (-0700)

Pseudoclitocybe expallens

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