Observation 91891: Alnicola Kühner

When: 2012-04-04

Collection location: Leith Run Recreation Area, Wayne National Forest, Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

I did not spend much time with these guys. They were growing from the ground near a pile of woodchips and silver maple branches on the banks of the Ohio River.

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By: Tex (Stopwhispering)
2012-06-30 02:39:06 PDT (-0700)

The stipe colouration is also very typical of Galerina spp. I would be leaning towrads that for an ID.

By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-04-07 13:26:19 PDT (-0700)

seems more indicative of Galerina sp. rather than Deconica sp..

I agree with Deconica sp.
By: Tatiana Bulyonkova (ressaure)
2012-04-06 08:29:41 PDT (-0700)

D. phyllogena is often quite similar; especially the subdecurent, crowded lamellae are very typical. They’re very easy to tell from Galerinas microscopically, but in the field the difference is harder to tell. Deconica species have slimier cap cuticle which peels somewhat differently. Also, if I remember correctly, Deconicas have a more or less pleasant weak fungal smell and Galerinas smell mealy.