Observation 316596: Psathyrella (Fr.) Quél.

When: 2018-05-18

Collection location: Plainville, Georgia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Lisa Kimmerling (L_Kimmerling)

Specimen available

Habitat: Growing on wood chips/grasses in a lightly populated suburban area in Northwest Georgia (Gordon County), US. Wood chips composed of mixed brush (from clearing our yard last year). Soil quality is poor/high clay content.

—Young specimens: Conical. Pale to deep chestnut brown (depending on moisture level). Pale scales.
—Older specimens: Beige (gray to pale brown), some darker centrally. Semiglobose to planar. Slight scaliness around margins.

Gills: Crowded, notched to free attachments. Starting out cream and changing ashy brown.

Stipe: Thin, white, smooth, hollow, stringy. EXTREMELY fragile, to the point of collapsing with a touch. Slightly pubescent near apex.

Odor/Flavor: Floral notes/flora with slightly astringent aftertaste.

Spore print: Warm brown


Better spore print

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Created: 2018-05-18 10:09:37 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2018-05-19 04:39:14 PDT (-0700)
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