Observation 71764: Conocybe smithii Watling
When: 2011-07-16
Who: wiscokid
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: found in 2006, 2010 – now again :))
Notice the extremely hygrophanus caps – the striations of the cap when young – and indented when mature and dry
The stems are brittle with fine silky fibrils
The stems have a larger base only sometimes bulbous
Older specimens are often blue at the base – from being beaten around in the wind
The immature fruits are sporting vibrant colored orange caps – and bright white stems
They do bruise from damage all the way up the stipe ( mostly seen at the base )
Never seen the caps bruise


A nice shot showing one mature dry one from top to bottom – bruising and all
A shot showing a tiny small immature fruit – healthy new all white stem
Another immature fruit – with fibrils on stipe visible

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Recognized by sight: PMOTW and collections in 2010 and 2006

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Nice find
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2011-07-23 07:53:22 CDT (-0400)

Thanks for posting.

By: wiscokid
2011-07-21 19:53:27 CDT (-0400)

Glad to see someone comment – MUCH thanks riverdweller :)
I should have some new microscopic analysis done SOON
I will post up what is found
Cheers :)

By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2011-07-20 04:12:46 CDT (-0400)

no one disagrees?

No comments ????
By: wiscokid
2011-07-19 20:52:10 CDT (-0400)

Where is all the experts????

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