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Underside of Mystery Mushroom coming out of log with dark brown spore prints (2 of 2)


Here is the underside of the previous picture of the caps. Note the fuzzy white base, thin stem (hollow), buff crowded gills, chocolate brown spore prints.


log at Prospect Park


there are fragments along the margins of the caps. Does that make it a Psathyrella or Panaeolus? Do they grow out of logs? It's also hard to say what kind of brown the spores are, they're very dark brown, like a dark-chocolate bar, but could it also be purple-brown? Don't know.

No species ID suggestions

1 Comment

garylincoff 7 years ago

It's a Psathyrella. Panaeolus grows on dung or manured grass. Psathyrella is characteristic on wood, with a cap with a fringe of veil on the edge, plus a dark brown spore print, and a hollow stem.

New York City, New York

Lat: 40.66, Long: -73.97

Spotted on May 29, 2010
Submitted on May 29, 2010

Spotted for mission

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