Observation 177693: Coprinopsis P. Karst.

When: 2014-09-10

Collection location: Rimrock Lake, Yakima Co., Washington, USA [Click for map]


Who: Drew Henderson (Hendre17)

No specimen available

Found on roadside(singularly) beneath 2nd growth Douglas fir.

Very distinct skirtlike vulva at base-thought this might be an amanita when I first came upon it… Until I saw the liquid black spore mass where gills should have been, conate cap and flocking.

elevation: 2700ft.

Temp: low 70’s.

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29% (1)
Recognized by sight
35% (2)
Used references: “Mushrooms Of The Pacific Northwest.”(Trudell, Ammirati Pg. 197-198). Wild range cattle roam all the acreage surrounding this area of Rimrock lake- Large cow pies found abundantly in this canopy.
56% (1)
Recognized by sight

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