Growing on ground, perhaps on humus, in mixed woods.
Caps up to 9.6 cm across, dry and somewhat velvety.
Gills crowded and subdecurrent.
No distinctive odor.
Spore print light reddish brown and lighter where deposit is thin.
Spores not amyloid or dextrinoid.
Spores ~ 6.0-7.2 X 4.8-5.8 microns, broadly ellipsoid to ellipsoid(Qavg = 1.36), and most somewhat lumpy/angular.
Strange combination of characteristics(?)


Spores in Congo red @ 1000X
Spores in KOH @ 1000X

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Yes Jimmiev,
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2018-10-17 19:13:29 CDT (-0500)

Rhodocybe is most likely the correct genus and while it appears to be a European species, Rhodocybe fallax looks very much like these.

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