Observation 59092: Panaeolus acuminatus (Schaeff.) Quél.
When: 2010-11-15
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found on mossy grassy ground near western red cedar. Small troupes of this fungus were arrayed over several square meters. Caps were nearly black, with just a touch of olive dark brown and no more than 4cm across. Stipe was very long, 8-15cm long and quite stiff and sturdy. It was also covered with small droplets though there was no dew on the grass to speak of. I used Matchmaker to get an idea of what it might be and it suggested Mycena megaspora, but that name does not appear in this site. So…

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Older specimen with upturned edges.
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Small troupe in the grass.
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Very dark gills that appear to have light colored edges.
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The striate cap is nearly translucent.
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Thin flesh, black gills.

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Recognized by sight: black gills with white gill edges, sub-conical, in grass
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Recognized by sight: In grass, thin brown stem.

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By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2010-11-17 17:39:07 CST (-0500)

Panaeolus sp? Those gills remind me of Panaeolus

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