When: 2008-09-20

Collection location: Strouds Run State Park, Athens, Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

Found on rotting moss-covered hardwood logs.

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Proposed Names

30% (2)
Used references: I think this might be the same species depicted in observation 11505
54% (1)
Recognized by sight
81% (1)
Used references: The North American species of Psathyrella,
Smith, Alexander Hanchett

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By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2009-02-14 06:26:12 CST (+0800)

As with this observation:

I think it is difficult to distinguish between at least three species within the subgenus Psathyroides, stirps Lepidota without examining the spores.
However, I think P. subtruncatispora is most probable based on this feature described in Smith’s monograph:
“in age the margin lacerated somewhat”