Observation 19112: Panaeolus semiovatus (Sowerby: Fr.) S. Lundell var. semiovatus

When: 2009-03-03

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

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

And another on guanaco dung, alpine meadow; CAP 2.5 cm wide by 2 cm tall; STIPE ring zone visible again, dark brwon spores speckling top two-thirds of stipe above ring zone, bulbous and short (barely longer than cap), solid; GILLS adnate, conspicuously mottled; VEIL v thin membranous.

(number 0303.2, page 177)

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Recognized by sight
54% (1)
Recognized by sight: Shorter stipe and darker pileus, but otherwise looks right for this species.
58% (1)
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By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2009-03-04 15:17:03 CST (-0500)

If not from Argentina I would definitely call this P. semiovatus, but I’m not sure what species are in Argentina, so I said “Promising”. Spore deposit looks black.

Created: 2009-03-04 13:12:43 CST (-0500)
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