Observation 97199: Collybia bakerensis A.H. Sm.
When: 2012-06-12
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: I didn’t know that young specimens were so hairy! Found beneath a long plank of red-fir bark laying on the ground at fairly high elevation.

This is neither a Gymnopus nor Collybia as far as I can tell. Problem box.

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Recognized by sight: pinkish-white stipes, whitish caps, stipe and cap slightly hairy/cystidiose, on red-fir bark near snowmelt

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the combination in Gymnopus has not been made
By: else
2012-06-15 00:15:25 CEST (+0200)

so, Gymnopus bakerensis does not exist.

Only in the taxonomy world
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2012-06-14 05:16:40 CEST (+0200)

would a comparison of pileipellis characters not be enough detail. I’ll see if I can rally to compare more later.

Um…
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2012-06-13 18:12:18 CEST (+0200)

Well… I was hoping for more detail in your reasons than, well it makes me feel funny.

Genus
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2012-06-13 07:35:11 CEST (+0200)

The pileipellis (especially as seen in the second photo here) is unlike any Gymnopus I know of.
The gestalt is somehow different.

Why?
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2012-06-13 07:04:07 CEST (+0200)

Why not Gymnopus?

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