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When: 2013-09-14

Collection location: Ricketts Glen State Park, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

I thought this terrestrial mushroom was something from the Entolomataceae until I saw the print (more brown than pink) and the spores.


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Recognized by sight: Bolbitius like gills, striate cap with yellow tones, brown spores are a bit light in color for Psathyrella

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Aha! The long-striate cap…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-09-15 21:50:08 CDT (-0400)

certainly points toward Bolbitius. Although the spore print was not very thick, the color did seem too brown for Psathyrella.

Alan, I can see that you are busy classifying/posting your latest Mexican fungal menagerie. Thanks for taking the time to consider this observation.

Alan, I admit this does not look like…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-09-15 20:31:47 CDT (-0400)

any Psathyrella that I have ever seen… either first hand or in a photograph. But the spores look like Psath spores to me. What else might this be?

The material is available for study.