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Deadly Galerina

Galerina marginata


Largest cap, ca. 1.5 inches diameter. Gills attached (although they don't appear attached in the cross-sectional photos). Stem white at top, dark near base; hollow; tough; annulus present. No distinctive odor. KOH (3%); red-brown staining on cap. Spore print, rust brown. Spores subellipsoid, verrucose, 7-9µ x 4-5µ.


Growing alone, and in clusters on hardwood log.


Also known as Galerina autumnalis. Deadly poisonous.

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Georgia, USA

Spotted on Jan 30, 2017
Submitted on Feb 1, 2017

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