Observation 80142: Bolbitius titubans (Bull.) Fr.

When: 2011-10-20

Collection location: Berkeley Marina, Berkeley, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Sydney (sydneyg)

Specimen available

Mushroom was very fragile and withering quickly. Stipe was yellow, smooth, hollow, and very flimsy. Gills were adnexed to free and rusty colored. Cap was viscid, turned dark grey in KOH, and the margins were striate. Spores were brown. smooth, and truncated at end with a pore. Found growing in grass at the Berkeley Marina.


includes the cap with striate margins and the brown spore print
growing in grass, viscid, slimy, gregarious
rusty brown gills, free
picture came out blurry but cap turned dark gray in KOH

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Used references: Arora and Mushroomexpert.com
Based on microscopic features: brown spores with a pore and truncated end
Based on chemical features: cap turns dark gray in KOH

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Eyes3 = Current consensus


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