Observation 60317: Inocybe sensu lato (Site ID) (Inocybaceae)

When: 2010-12-05

Collection location: Shorecrest High School, Shoreline, King Co., Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Tim Sage (NMNR)

No specimen available

Irenea suggested Psathyrella, but I cannot find one to match.

Red-staining, with a fairly tough (especially for Psathyrella), fibrous stem. It was hard to pluck.

Brown Spores.

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My mistake
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-12-07 00:04:10 PST (-0800)

What I saw in the other obs, was a mushroom with a hollow stem, something I couldn’t recall in an Inocybe. Now I beleive you were right about that in the first place. Any mushroom that grows fast enough, can become hollow…

They are all over right now…..
By: Tim Sage (NMNR)
2010-12-06 14:52:37 PST (-0800)

but always in grass. I haven’t gotten a very dense spore print out of any specimen, but it is sort of grayish brown I suppose.

The other observation is the same species (I assume), just a different location.

It is interesting that Alan voted Psathyrella in one obs. and Inocybe in another.

By: caphillkid
2010-12-06 12:59:32 PST (-0800)

Any trees nearby?

Any particular shade to the brown spore print?

My first reaction was towards a Cort.

The other observation looks the same to me. Don’t know of any red staining Psathyrella species, but I’m hardly an expert. :)

Inocybe was my thought too…..
By: Tim Sage (NMNR)
2010-12-06 12:28:57 PST (-0800)
Any opinions?
By: Tim Sage (NMNR)
2010-12-06 11:54:22 PST (-0800)


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