Observation 62978: Stropharia ambigua (Peck) Zeller

When: 2011-01-31

Collection location: Goldcrest Neighborhood, Olympia, Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Drew Henderson (Hendre17)

Specimen available

Cap: 6-15cm. Sticky, yellowish tan with white remnants of veil hanging from edges.
Gills: grayish at first- turning dark purple.
Stalk: 4-15 cm. scaly white, hollow. Lots of mycelium at base.
Spore print: Dark purplish brown.

These are fruiting in abundance today which is weird for the time of year. It has been a warm January. I have other photos and collections of S. ambigua that were at the earliest in mid March. Crazy season for sure!

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