Observation 79733: Psathyrella (Fr.) Quél.
When: 2011-10-09
(37.863185° -122.315478° )
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: -Found on wood chips
-Conical-shaped hygrophanous cap that is medium brown and striate when wet then fading to buff-tan brown when dry
-Stipe is thin and fragile
-Lamellae pale brown at immaturity, darker brown with age
-Spores elliptical and smooth with a germ pore
-Pileipellis is cellular (aka hymeniderm)
-Dried specimen is part of a personal collection temporarily being held at UC Berkeley

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53% (1)
Used references: Arora (2nd edition) and mykoweb.com
Based on microscopic features: -Hymeniderm
-Spores are elliptical and smooth with an apical germ pore
63% (2)
Recognized by sight: Preferred synonym for Psathyrella gracilis according to Index Fungorum.
83% (1)
Recognized by sight

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