Observation 4834: Psathyrella piluliformis (Bull.) P.D. Orton

When: 2007-11-06

Collection location: Whitemarsh, Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

No specimen available

Notes:

small mushroom, clustered on dead maple, no odor
ST: 40-50×4-6mm, hollow, smooth, shiny, fibrous, fragile, pale brownish, white fuzzy at base
CAP: ~25mm wide, convex, smooth, hygrophanous, rich deep brown lightening to honey buff from center out, white cobwebby patches around marg from evanescent partial veil (dissolves quickly after picking)
FLESH: pale brownish, 2mm thick
VEIL: partial, evanescent, cobwebby cortina, whitish, only when v young
GILL: barely attached, dingy brown, not particularly close, unbranched, darken in age a bit
SPORE: print dk brown

Basing my ID on dark brown spore print, clustered-on-wood habit, and hygrophanous brown cap. Keyed out using Demystified.

Images

7979
7980
7981
7982

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

Comments

Add Comment
No one has commented yet.

Created: 2007-11-11 09:48:00 IST (+0530)
Last modified: 2007-11-11 09:48:00 IST (+0530)
Viewed: 32 times, last viewed: 2017-06-29 04:14:12 IST (+0530)