Observation 12641: Hygrophorus pustulatus (Pers.) Fr.

When: 2008-10-09

Collection location: Forest near Elgin St., Pembroke, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)

No specimen available

These grey mushrooms were scattered in a single clump of moss near a stand of the “miracle” pine.

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Yes, up to you
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2008-10-15 10:55:07 CDT (-0400)

You have (had) the mushroom, and the opportunity to search for pictures and descriptions to see if it matches (and that’s how you become an expert – in time).
All I have is the pictures..

Up to me?
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2008-10-15 10:37:01 CDT (-0400)

Aww, shucks. I don’t have the expertise, I’m afraid. Not for little grey ones.

Good question
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2008-10-15 09:52:33 CDT (-0400)

I imagine that eastern Ontario and Scandinavia have a lot of mushrooms in common. This small, grey, anonymous waxcap is abundant here at this time of year, and there’s really no other species to mix up with it. But I only called it “promising”. It’s up to you to check if the name suits :-)

By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2008-10-15 09:29:06 CDT (-0400)

How did you make that id, given it’s a pretty anonymous little grey one?

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