Observation 74108: Psathyrella (Fr.) Quél.
When: 2011-08-17
No herbarium specimen

Notes: These specimens were found on my property, growing on cow dung, in an open meadow.

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Copyright © 2011 Kari Vivash
Copyright © 2011 Kari Vivash
Copyright © 2011 Kari Vivash

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By: Kari (Kari)
2011-08-17 18:49:49 PDT (-0700)

Thanks Timmi. I’m still obviously very much a novice when it comes to identifying fungi, so I appreciate your comments! I intend to start getting into microscopy next year. A whole new world awaits…

But at least I got the Psathyrella part right :D

Very cool mushroom but…
By: TimmiT
2011-08-17 02:44:03 PDT (-0700)

it’s not Psathyrella echinata given the dung habitat. Perhaps Psathyrella hirta or another similar species. You would probably need to do some microscopy to be certain of the species.

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