Observation 62831: Galerina Earle
When: 2011-01-25
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Have been collecting and monitoring this spot (during winter months) for 3 seasons. Growing from Sphagnum moss. Stems bluish/purple upon picking at base. CAP: round, orange or brown-maturing to buff tan color with age. Furry base with visibly attached hyphae. Minute white hairs upon stalk-continuing to the gills. Spore print: Rusty Brown.

1-4cm stalk. 1-2cm cap. Thickening base.

Previously thought this to be Conocybe cyanopus.

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What Galerina stain
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-12-22 16:09:17 CST (-0500)

other than G. steglichii?

I think these are the same or similar…
By: Tim Sage (T. Sage)
2011-01-26 01:27:42 CST (-0500)

to my recent Galerina sp. observations.

By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2011-01-26 01:24:14 CST (-0500)

This is one I’d like to get under the scope. With sphagnum it could be G. tibiicystis.

Created: 2011-01-25 20:28:33 CST (-0500)
Last modified: 2011-01-26 01:23:27 CST (-0500)
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