Observation 61390: Stropharia pseudocyanea (Desm.) Morgan

When: 2010-12-27

Collection location: Monte Bello Open Space Preserve, La Honda, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Tom (LanLord)

No specimen available

Notes:
Didn’t seem as “adorned” as Stropharia ambigua, but it seemed close to it otherwise. It was a solitary example, I saw no others anywhere.

Proposed Names

-28% (1)
Recognized by sight
31% (2)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Gill edge appears marginate; if not then it might be S. caerulea.

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I didn’t recall it being so brilliant blue
By: Tom (LanLord)
2010-12-28 17:02:46 CST (-0500)

but there was a bluish tinge to it. It seemed out of place in the forest.

But everything looks blue here?
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2010-12-28 13:20:24 CST (-0500)

Were these really blue? Or it that a color cast from photos in the shadows? Too much light from the sky, making everything blue. It kinda looks like everything is blue.

Stropharia pseudocyanea is a kinda rare obs. for California?

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