Observation 11691: Psathyrella (Fr.) Quél.

When: 2008-09-22

Collection location: Pepperwood Preserve, Santa Rosa, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Drechsler (debdrex)

No specimen available

Notes:
I really wanted to call these Lacrymaria lacrymabunda but they had no fibrils on the pilei.
Fruiting in grass with magnolia, oak. Several present. 5cm tall.
Pileus: umbo medium brown fading to streaky tan. Margin turns grey as it ages. Veil remnants on margin. 3.6 – 4.5 cm.
Gills: mottled, beige when first found, brown an hour later. Attached.
Stipe: white at apex graduating to dark brown at base. Fibrous veil covered with black spore dust. 4mm at apex.
Spores: very dark brown, appearing black without magnification.

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