Observation 95983: Panaeolus (Fr.) Quél.

Proposed Names

50% (4)
Recognized by sight: on cow dung
Used references
Based on microscopic features
83% (1)
Recognized by sight: sulphidia??

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Yes, oblique germ pore is correct.
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-06-09 12:36:39 PDT (-0700)

Did not test sulphidia.

By: Byrain
2012-06-09 12:30:44 PDT (-0700)

Seems to me, if this has sulphidia and a germ pore that is “often very distinctly oblique”, P. fimicola is the best name for it. Without those features, there are lots of other choices. I’m using the Gerhardt Panaeolus key.

By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-06-09 11:48:09 PDT (-0700)

I am no fan of Panaeolus and I did but a few notes.
Spores from 11-14×8 µm, smooth, dark brown.
Cystidia only feebly capitate.
On cow dung in subalpine meadow at 1100 m NN.

Seems to me the closest match of all.

ID’d with Erhard Ludwig’s “Pilzkompendium” Vol.I.

Any more info?
By: Byrain
2012-06-09 11:35:55 PDT (-0700)

What micro features did you observe? :)

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