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Mushroom

Description:

mystery early spring mushroom

Habitat:

grass

Notes:

clusters, cobwebby veil, golden brown spores


No species ID suggestions

2 Comments

anne yen
anne yen 4 years ago

Well,I thought this was a kind of Cortinarius, but Gary says probably not, either a Psathyrella or Agrocybe because it's too early for Cortinarius. So this will need more investigation!

anne yen
anne yen 4 years ago

Some details: brownish convex smooth cap, straight margin close gills, adnexed/attached gills with some ridges, spores golden brown, clustered growth on a grassy lawn, an almond peanutty scent, mild bitter taste, and a fibrillous hollow off-white stalk. Silk threads between the cap and the stem on a young specimen makes me think it belongs to genera Cortinarius. A later visit revealed younger specimens with more obvious cobwebby veil presence covering the gills.

New York City, New York

Lat: 40.67, Long: -73.95

Spotted on Apr 3, 2010
Submitted on Apr 3, 2010

Spotted for mission

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