Observation 82498: Hebeloma (Fr.) P. Kumm.

When: 2011-10-30

Collection location: Los Trancos Preserve, Palo Alto, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

Specimen available

Found under live oak, C. bay.

In a seepage area. Haven’t found a good collection of this one in years. Probably an undescribed species, but I need more good collections, not just this little cap here and there.

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By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2011-11-14 22:39:33 GMT (+0000)

Well, I think you mean Phaeogalera? Well, no I think the one that I saw in California that looked like that is here:


And then I saw that actual one in Europe here:


But this one is the same as these from the same area, in the past years:


And shoot, I looked at it under the scope, and I might have never posted it here? Well, are you going to go and make me prove it?… I’ll have to look up the scope work from years ago on these, and see if I posted it.

Really, this is just one little guy, not THAT interesting… There were better collections in years past…

Another genus?
By: else
2011-11-14 19:48:38 GMT (+0000)

Are you sure this is a Hebeloma species and not something close to Meottomyces dissimulans (also known as Pholiota oedipus)?

i hear
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-11-14 19:33:49 GMT (+0000)

it’s riddled with enough “if not, then”-s to make your head spin.

a first sighting for me as well. nice find, doug.

By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2011-11-14 17:14:38 GMT (+0000)

I don’t know, it isn’t that surprising… Here are a few from California:


And from Europe:


But back to specifically these, they aren’t in that Monograph, I’ve looked a few times. Not that that monograph is all that understandable…

By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2011-11-14 16:57:34 GMT (+0000)

I have never before seen a mushroom that might be in the veiled Hebeloma monograph.

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