When: 2008-11-29

Collection location: North of Fort Bragg, Mendocino Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)

Specimen available


[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:02:51 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Mendocino Co., north of Fort Bragg’ to ‘North of Fort Bragg, Mendocino Co., California, USA’


Proposed Names

-61% (4)
Recognized by sight: black spores, fragile fruitbody, troops in deep pine duff; greenish cast to gills.
70% (5)
Recognized by sight: I agree with Douglas. These look like Hypholoma. The smooth tacky caps and greenish gills make Psathyrella unlikely.

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could be one of the Hypholoma dispersum group…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-12-01 21:00:44 CST (-0500)
With the greenish gills…
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2008-12-01 13:44:31 CST (-0500)

These look almost Hypholoma-ish with the greenish gills… What is it to look for, need to see the chrysocystidia on the gill face?