Observation 27002: Simocybe centunculus (Fr.) P. Karst.

When: 2009-10-21

Collection location: Oakland Hills, Oakland, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)

Specimen available


1000x in water.

Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight: small brown woodrotter with hygrophanous cap, brown spores and notched gills.
Based on microscopic features: spores smooth, thick walled, no plage or germ pore, ellipsoid to subglobose.
4.5-6 × 6-7
9% (2)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight
57% (1)
Recognized by sight: Darv (and Doug) did.
Based on microscopic features: Fruit bodies still in fridge; I will check cystidia later (just got back from the mntns.)

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I’m with you guys on this, but Index Fungorum…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-10-25 17:01:31 CDT (-0500)

sez Simocybe is the correct current name.

By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2009-10-23 11:16:00 CDT (-0500)

This one looks a little more grey, and the cap is a little olive. This one might be Simocybe. The other one is a yellow-brown, and the gills more just brown, not grey-brown, and the other one looks more Tubaria, probably an unknown Tubaria (if any one is going to break down and study the brown Tubarias, it might get a name someday…). It might be good to compare the cystidia, since the other one had such distinctive cystidia.

Looks Just Like #26956
By: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)
2009-10-22 16:39:16 CDT (-0500)

Which Douglas says is a Tubaria. That was the direction I was leaning too

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