When: 2010-01-28

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

Who: Shane Marsh (Mushane)

No specimen available


Proposed Names

-18% (4)
Recognized by sight
77% (2)
Recognized by sight: I have to go back to this name – widely spaced, thick, pale gills turning pinkish, on ground with grass, very small, everything speaks more of Contumyces than Laccaria

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The change that takes place…
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2010-06-07 23:45:13 CDT (-0500)


is reformatted to


Try now…
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2010-06-07 23:08:25 CDT (-0500)
Like where?
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2010-06-07 22:58:33 CDT (-0500)

The link doesn’t work, Dimitar.

Laccaria was my other thought – these are very small.
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2010-01-28 22:24:04 CST (-0600)
Typical small Laccaria
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2010-01-28 21:52:16 CST (-0600)

In our area this is typical for Laccaria laccata to come somewhat twisted and underdeveloped. I have id-ed several collections.

Later in the season it is very messed up like here:


Hard to tell, but could be a relatively darker Contumyces
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2010-01-28 20:07:27 CST (-0600)

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