Observation 67499: Psathyrella bipellis (Quél.) A.H. Sm.

When: 2011-05-16

Collection location: Liars Ridge Trail, Athens Conservancy, Athens Co., Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

These were growing from the ground in a mowed area where a gas pipeline cuts across Liars ridge.



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So where did they radiate out from
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-05-17 00:44:08 CDT (-0400)

I wonder?

In man’s foot print
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2011-05-17 00:18:40 CDT (-0400)

These were growing on the footprint of a gas pipeline. They have not yet been observed in the adjacent native woods. This might be an invasive species.

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-05-16 23:18:16 CDT (-0400)

bips don’t just grow with woodchips in Cali (also under oak), and that still doesn’t explain why it doesn’t appear to be as common in its supposed native range.

I guess I agree in some basic way with that hypothesis, but it’s more complicated, I think.

By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2011-05-16 23:15:38 CDT (-0400)

probably introduced to CA like most of it’s woodchip species

Interesting distribution on these guys…
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-05-16 22:02:19 CDT (-0400)

Check out the map…

Created: 2011-05-16 21:25:32 CDT (-0400)
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