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Observation 142211: Psathyrella (Fr.) Quél.

When: 2013-06-15

Collection location: Forty-Fort, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Phil Yeager (gunchky)

No specimen available

Cream to Greyish-white, convex to broadly convex caps 15-45mm wide. Stipes 35-65mm long. Caps shallowly and narrowly depressed on disc. Margin decurved and appendiculate. Tops of some caps had a very fine powder or granules on them. Trama, soft with a pleasant odor and mild taste. The gills were adnate, close, narrow, had a smooth margin and dull faces. Lamellulae were present and some gills bifurcated. Stipe centrally attached,terrete, equal to incrassate (very small basal swelling), and had brown rhizoids attached to the base. The upper 1/3 of the stipe had innate fibrils in the form of very fine white hairs, and the stipe looked caniculate, but also very finely so. Stipe apex white; middle white; base, yellowish white, and breaks partially in half when bent, leaving a long jagged piece on one side. stipe hollow. Partial veil membranaceous and superior. Spore color almost dark brown


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