Observation 5791: Crepidotus (Fr.) Staude
When: 2007-12-26
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: small shelf mushroom scattered in large group on semi-rotten pigeon plum? log
ST: lateral, stubby or nonexistent, white fuzzy
CAP: ~15mm round in outline, v broadly convex, marg curled under, bright pale orangish yellowish, thinly white fibrillose, soft and flabby
VEIL: none
GILL: whitish to creamy, close, radiate from stem, adnate, 2-3mm deep

I have failed repeatedly to get a spore print of this one since it decomposes so rapidly. Normally one can see dark spores on such clean white gills even just using a handlens, so I’m assuming it must have whitish or at least pale spores.

I thought Pleutotopsis longinqua looked promising, but it only occurs in the NW.

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By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2007-12-30 19:56:31 CET (+0100)

Perhaps Crepidotus?

Created: 2007-12-30 19:38:43 CET (+0100)
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