When: 2007-11-20

Collection location: Cabin Cove, Haywood Co., North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

small mushroom scattered under rotting mossy hardwood log
ST: 20-40×2-4mm, curved, v slightly off-center, brown, pale yellowish at top, striate from innate fibers, tough, barely breaks when bent in half, solid, same color inside as outside
CAP: 35mm, broadly convex, rich deep brown fading to yellowish brown at margin, brighter when young, smooth, slimy when wet, translucent striate in outer third, v thin margin hung with veil remnants, hygrophanous (fading tan), v low small umbo
FLESH: watery brownish, to 1.5mm thick, flexible, doesn’t break when bent in half
VEIL: partial, superior, v thin membranous, turns brown from spores
GILL: dirty pale yellowish to pale tannish, scattered brown spores visible at 20x, v slightly decurrent
SPORE: print plain old brown
Matches the description in Demystified perfectly.

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