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When: 2009-03-03

Collection location: southern Tierra del Fuego, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

I couldn’t resist posting a mushroom growing on llama poo! In alpine meadow; CAP 1-2 cm wide, smooth, glabrous, shiny, dry; STIPE fibrillose ring-zone with dark brown spores visible; GILLS notched, buff, not mottled.

(number 0303.16, page 177)

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Recognized by sight: Thick cap not turning blue, grayish gills, I have fopund this species many times my self,
Used references: Mushsooms demystified, by David Arora

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By: Edward Barge (landsnorkler)
2009-03-04 16:33:47 CST (-0500)

Something close to P. coprophila.

By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2009-03-04 15:06:51 CST (-0500)

Panaeolus will have jet black rather than brown spores (at least macroscopically). Stropharia or Psilocybe.