Observation 56482: Agaricales sensu lato
When: 2010-08-19
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing by the side of the road in leaf litter from bushes.

Proposed Names

77% (2)
Recognized by sight: Gymnopus iocephalus has purplish gills.
-34% (4)
Recognized by sight
31% (2)
Recognized by sight

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Would it be weird…
By: MichelBeeckman (MichelBeeckman)
2015-09-17 17:56:53 CDT (-0400)

To suggest Calocybe? Mostly since it reminds me of Calocybe ionides in many ways.

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-12-02 00:08:09 CST (-0500)

I too saw the twisted striate stipe and thought Entolomataceae, but the complete absence of pink deposit on the gill faces makes me believe this is white-spored. I tried looking over Wikipedia’s list of Tricholomataceae genera, but encountered more names I’d never heard of than I knew what to do with.

I think this will stay a mystery until re-collected and scoped. Maybe a look through my 4th ed. of Singer’s Agaricales in Modern Taxonomy will prove useful…

By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2013-12-01 20:44:11 CST (-0500)

gills are telling us something…, I wanted this to be an entoloma, mainly due to the serrated gills in photo 5, but that seems a bit of a stretch. Nothing pink. It does have the general appearance of Melanoleuca, but that is not often cespitose. Tricholoma will take anything!

By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2013-12-01 12:18:09 CST (-0500)

these things are super cool.

I did not collect this
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2013-12-01 10:54:01 CST (-0500)

I went back to the spot in 2011, 2012 and 2013 to try to make a collection, but it wasn’t there.

Spore color?
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-12-01 10:41:32 CST (-0500)


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