Collection location: Griffith Park, Los Angeles, California, USA [Click for map]
Who: Steve (Steve LA)
I found clusters of these mushrooms growing on wet, decaying wood and popping up through the wet leaf litter. The spore print is black— almost purplish black; the pileus is between 2-4 cm, dark brown but drying to light brown; very smooth; Gills attached and very dark brown, almost black.
The stipes average 5-7 cm; no annulus present.
Possibly Psathyrella hydrophila?
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I agree that they are Psathyrella sp., but in my experience P. hydrophila gets flatter in age and is more clustered than is shown in the photos. I would probably field id them as P. longipes or P. gracilis depending on how big the caps are. To get a real id you’d need a scope and fresher material. I’d label them as Psathyrella sp. for now.
Created: 2007-12-21 18:28:59 EST (-0500)
Last modified: 2007-12-22 12:18:03 EST (-0500)
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