Observation 94655: Pholiota granulosa (Peck) A.H. Sm. & Hesler
When: 2012-05-13
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Spore print dull brown. Growing on wood and on ground right beside same wood. One week later spores on site are rusty brown.

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yes…
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-05-14 20:54:38 PDT (-0700)

the species is said to have an “apex with a very minute pore.”
http://www.mykoweb.com/...

Did not measure
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-05-14 17:53:27 PDT (-0700)

But I have included human blood photographed in same manner as the spores for scale. I see one spore with an apical knob or tip. Does that count as a pore? Even at full size, I don’t see a conspicuous pores on most of the spores.

spores…
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-05-13 18:37:54 PDT (-0700)

did you measure them? was there a pore?
i can’t tell from the photo.

Okay, thanks for that clarification
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-05-13 18:31:10 PDT (-0700)

I was planning on checking the books for Gymnopus and Gymnopilus.., I have seen Pholiota granulosa several times. The cap is reminiscent of it…, but not as granular as I would expect.

spore color
By: AmatoxinApocalypse (AmatoxinApocalypse)
2012-05-13 18:28:06 PDT (-0700)

ok so if the color of the print is not white/cream then these cannot be Tricholompsis sp.

I only suggested Tricholompsis sp. because the spore color was not listed at first ;)

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