This interesting little fungus was collected both in Oakland on the 10th, and in Santa Cruz on the 11th. It was photographed on the 13th.

It had a moveable ring, and was initially thought to be a Pholiotina, prior to sporedrop.

Any id suggestions? Doug Smith has the specimen.


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Recognized by sight: Membranous ring, strongly hygrophanous

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Why is this in doubt…
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2010-08-05 23:18:04 CDT (-0400)

This is a real distinctive species that can be pretty easily recognized by sight, I see it every year in Santa Cruz: