Observation 25188: Protostropharia alcis (Kytöv.) Redhead, Thorn & Malloch

When: 2009-09-11

Collection location: Edgewood Blue, Wells Gray region, British Columbia, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

No specimen available

On moose dung; very fragile (esp. the stalk). The cute little Strobilurus trullisatus survived the walk unscathed, but this thing came back mush(!)

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-52% (5)
Recognized by sight: mottled gills suggests Panaeolus
Used references: MDM
58% (5)
Recognized by sight: grows on moose dung, has smaller spores and usually a longer stem compared to semiglobata

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I learned this one in Alaska last summer…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-02-17 11:14:26 PST (-0800)

with a little help and feedback from Irene. The moose poop substrate is the key! ;)

Thanks for catching my mistake, guys!
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2011-02-17 11:13:51 PST (-0800)

Created: 2009-09-13 15:02:55 PDT (-0700)
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