Observation 89928: Parasola conopilus (Fr.) Örstadius & E. Larss.

troops on wood chips, eucalyptus leaf litter.


youngest fruit bodies that I could find of same species above.
mature and immature spores plus fat headed basidia.

Proposed Names

44% (2)
Recognized by sight: non-marginate gills, no veil remnants.
Based on microscopic features: spores dark brown in water, elliptical, 16-18 microns x 8.5-9 microns.
49% (4)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: first pic, is second pic the same find????
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: This is another possibility in CA, ofc assuming this has setae on the pileus, the large spores also fit this species a little better.
Based on microscopic features

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thanks for the link Ron…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-03-19 08:57:41 MST (-0700)

DNA is both very informative and highly annoying! ;)

But I do get the reasoning.

Michael Kuo offers an explanation…
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2012-03-18 19:46:23 MST (-0700)
how did a Psath…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-03-18 19:24:26 MST (-0700)

become a Parasola???

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