Observation 26831: Inocybe sensu lato (Site ID) (Inocybaceae)

When: 2009-10-18

Collection location: Aptos, Santa Cruz Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)

No specimen available

In the grass near the garden at Phil Carpenter’s house.

Inocybe expert John Brown (pictured here) refused to put a name on them.

There was some speculation (by Debbie Viess) that these were growing with the grass. I think they were growing with the shrubs in the garden. Nearest trees were about 40 feet away.

Spermatic odor.

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I guess he didn’t notice me put the mushroom there. He looked pretty surprised when it fell off of him 40 minutes later.
David Rust is in the background.

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Nice photo
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2009-10-19 15:47:57 BST (+0100)

You can see every one of the silvery fibrils on the larger pileus ;)

— Patrick (who has quite a few silvery fibrils of his own)