Observation 85423: Phaeocollybia gregaria A.H. Sm. & Trappe
When: 2011-12-28
No herbarium specimen

Notes: These were growing in a large cluster and had caps ~ 4.5 cm high.
Stems were up to 13.5 cm long and mostly hollow.
The were relatively mature and I couldn’t get spores to drop.
Spores were ~ 9.0-10.2 X 6.0-7.1 microns and only sl. rough.
P. piceae seems the closet fit and this species has been recorded from JSF in the past.
Edit; 11-7-2015
Looking at L. Norvell’s Phaeocollybia book, these look very much like P. gregaria, the cap colors and the very “gregarius” fruiting pattern seem very close.

Proposed Names

13% (2)
Used references: Handbook to Strategy 1 Fungal Species in the Northwest Forest
Plan PNW-GTR-476.
Phaeocollybia of Pacific Northwest of North America by L. Norvell & R. Exeter
Mushroom Hobby website.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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