Observation 161362: Galerina subgenus Tubariopsis (Kuhner) Smith & Singer

When: 2014-03-14

Collection location: Stafford, Clackamas Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

45.3674° -122.7199° 126m

Who: Joseph D. Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)

No specimen available

Habitat: grass, clover, moss;
Habit: solitary or scattered
Cap: shape convex-conic, hemispheric when young; diameter 0.5-1.8 cm; height 0.5-1.0 cm; hygrophanous, brown, drying to whitish-beige; surface smooth with striate edge; taste and odor indistinct
Gills: attached; light brown, turning darker in age; sub-distant
Spore print: dull brown (almost cinnamon)
Stem: height: 2-5 cm; diameter 0.1-0.2 cm; shape equal; base clavate (see two left-hand mushrooms in 3rd photo); may have very fine hairs (see 1st photo); no ring
KOH: cap turns dark brown



Proposed Names

45% (2)
Recognized by sight: On moss, orange gills
-12% (3)
Recognized by sight

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Looks like
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2014-03-17 13:03:44 CDT (-0500)

Yes, looks like Galerina, sec. Tubariopsis, but rather dried out.

no specimen & no scope
By: Joseph D. Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)
2014-03-16 20:38:45 CDT (-0500)

I was afraid that’s what he was asking.
I tossed the specimen. (It was getting wormy.) And I don’t have a working scope. :-(

By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2014-03-16 20:26:47 CDT (-0500)

he means, under the scope.

cuticle somwhat peelable
By: Joseph D. Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)
2014-03-16 19:09:44 CDT (-0500)

I was able to peel relatively small amounts of cuticle, but not easily.

Check the pileipellis structure.
By: Byrain
2014-03-16 11:27:38 CDT (-0500)
Why Conocybe?
By: Joseph D. Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)
2014-03-16 09:43:09 CDT (-0500)


Can you list/explain what feature(s) made you suggest Conocybe?


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