1000x, in KOH. note sub-rhomboid spores (angled at base, germ pore at top)

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30% (2)
Recognized by sight: growing in moss. tiny mycenoid fruit body, dark, two-toned striate cap, dark gills, small bulb at base of stipe and dark, brownish-purple spores. any ideas, IDers?
60% (4)
Recognized by sight: Gills are spaced farther apart, different attachment, thinner context, generally less robust than D. montana.

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By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2010-02-25 03:45:28 CST (-0500)

Okay, I looked further but cannot find a better species match, so D. montana it is. Good call Inski! And thank you for posting the spores, Debbie.

microscopy in…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-02-25 00:19:53 CST (-0500)

and a pretty good match for montana.

By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2010-02-24 17:49:15 CST (-0500)

I would be inclined to call this Deconica sp. rather than D. montana

check out this DARK-SPORED mycenoid moss-dweller!!!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-02-24 14:14:30 CST (-0500)

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