Observation 152150: Psathyrella subgenus Homophron (Site ID) (Homophron)

When: 2013-11-14

Collection location: Edgebrook Woods, Cook Co., Illinois, USA [Click for map]

Who: T. Nelson

No specimen available

Growing at the base of an oak.


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-3% (2)
Recognized by sight
77% (2)
Recognized by sight: Dark purple brown spores, cap breaking in triangular shapes in pic 3, hygraphanous cap in pic 1
84% (1)
Recognized by sight

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Great ID clues.
By: T. Nelson
2013-11-14 11:04:15 CST (-0600)

It did look similar to another Psathyrella that I found at another location, especially the shredding characteristic of the cap. So glad to have a firm ID. Thanks.