When: 2008-11-18

Collection location: Mendocino, Mendocino Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ryane Snow (snowmam)

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Recognized by sight: now that I’ve found this mushroom a few more times, I’m pretty sure it is Pholiota alnicola; found in mixed conifer forest ~3 miles from coast where there had been a fairly recent burn.
Used references: Mushrooms Demystified

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fugacious anachnoid veil
By: Ryane Snow (snowmam)
2008-11-20 17:47:28 PST (-0800)

returned to where these mushrooms were found and discovered that very young specimens (cap diam < 1cm) had arachnoid veils; am leaning toward G. flavidellus

bright cinnamon spore print. I didn’t see a veil in any of the young specimens I saw.
By: Ryane Snow (snowmam)
2008-11-19 17:04:41 PST (-0800)
Pholiota
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2008-11-18 20:35:16 PST (-0800)

Did you get a rusty spore print? The stalk and gills look like a Pholiota.