coprinoid, gills turned dark
particles on outside of cap
dried before could ink too much (helped that still young?)
directly from the soil, not from dung or anything else
in a tall grass prairie – a good site for mushrooms, lots of different Entolomas and Waxcaps
sequencing is in the works, will update observation later

Notes from re-examining dried specimen 2017-01-27

-3cm from base of stipe to tip of pileus, 1.5cm across pileus
-is attached to a little stick or stem (plant debris from grassland)
-lamellae 3mm wide
-stipe 2cm long, 2mm wide

-under dissecting scope, veil elements hairy fibrillose wooly matted… (not granulose, see image)
-Spores: 12.0×7.2um on average
-Spores smooth, pumpkin seed to lemon shaped, germ pore and oil droplets(?) noted
-basidia 4-spored

Species Lists


3 angles same mushroom (in situ)
Hairy fibrillose veil elements – closeup on pileus surface from dissecting microscope. The hairs are kind of matted/ not cleanly sticking out straight (from wind?)

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight
56% (1)
Recognized by sight
83% (1)
Recognized by sight
Used references: Worked through several different keys… Flora Agaricina Neerlandica 6 (Noordeloos et al 2005), Funga Nordica (Knudsen & Vesterholt 2008), Kuo 2008 at
Based on microscopic features: see notes

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