Observation 59790: Paragyrodon sphaerosporus (Peck) Singer
When: 2009-09-06
No herbarium specimen

Notes: These mushrooms grow on the lawn around our development.

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no doubt about it.
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2010-11-27 10:46:09 PST (-0800)

Paragyrodon sphaerosporus

Still in doubt
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2010-11-26 18:27:19 PST (-0800)

I wanted to call it that, because most of the macro features seem to match. But I have 100% Paragyrodon sphaerosporus (identified by Tom Volk) growing nearby in the woods. They’re much bigger and have a pileus of much lighter color. The mushrooms I have here have a cap of 3 – 3.5 inches across and never grew bigger, and have never opened the way Paragyrodon opens up when old, retaining convex cap instead.

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