Observation 141026: Conocybe Fayod

When: 2013-07-10

Collection location: Atwater, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Randy Longnecker (Randy L.)

No specimen available

Growing in mulch in potted plant.


Immature specimen, caps open up and split within the same day.

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight
61% (2)
Recognized by sight: Due to the thickened base, close gills, striations at the apex.

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I don’t doubt they could be Conocybe
By: Randy Longnecker (Randy L.)
2013-07-27 19:24:48 EDT (-0400)

If I see anymore I’ll save them for ya.

I think this is a Conocybe sp.
By: Caleb Brown (Caleb Brown)
2013-07-27 11:13:08 EDT (-0400)

Due to the bulbous base, striations at the apex of the stipe, conical cap, pubescent stipe, and close gills. Seeing as how many flower pot / “potted mushrooms” are all tweaked and warped due to the conditions. That being said, i can do micro if you would like to prove/disprove my theory.

A long shot id is Conocybe pubescens…
was it very pubescent/pruinose.