Observation 131519: Psathyrella (Fr.) Quél.

When: 2013-04-06

Collection location: Samuel P. Taylor State Park, Marin Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

No specimen available

Growing on the ground near trail in mixed woods.
Caps up to 5 cm across.
Spore print purplish brown.
Spores ~ 7.9-9.3 X 5.0-6.1(6.9) microns, smooth, elliptical with a germ pore.
Cheilocystidia mostly in clusters, ~ 40 X 16 microns, clavate.
Some scattered pleurocystidia ~ 50 X 17 microns, utriform.
Haven’t yet found any match in A. Smith’s Psathyrella book.


Spores in KOH @ 1000X.

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