Observation 1671: Gymnopus (Pers.) Roussel

When: 2006-12-23

Collection location: Howarth Park, Santa Rosa, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Drechsler (debdrex)

No specimen available

Notes:
Found this with a group of hygrocybes under a young Douglas Fir. It’s 3 cm tall and the pileus, measured across, is 1.5 cm. Both pileus and stipe feel moist but not slimy. In my extremely limited experience, it seems like a hygrocybe but I can’t find anything that it remotely resembles in my references.

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Hygrocybe irrigata
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2006-12-25 00:51:52 CST (-0600)

Hygrocybe irrigata or Hygrocybe unguinosa are a couple to look at for a match. Some authors synonymize them and others keep them separate.

Need spore print
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2006-12-24 10:59:36 CST (-0600)

Pretty small thing, might be too young to do much with. But need a spore print, you might find the spore print is light brown/pinkish, and this is an Entoloma, not Hygrocybe.

Too young for me to id
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2006-12-24 09:37:22 CST (-0600)

It’s so young, I can’t even be sure of the spore color and I don’t recognize it. It could well be an Hygrophorus, but it could also be in a couple of other groups.

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