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Psathyrella candolleana group

Psathyrella candolleana group


Caps ca. 1.5 inches diameter; tan with dark brown at center; smooth; dry; cracking with age. Gills. Tan; close; attached. Stipe ca. 0.25 inch diameter; even along length; fine scales Spore print. Brown


Growing singly and in clusters. ‘Hiding’ in grass in an open, grassy area near a lake. Not visible from a distance; below grass level.

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alhabumouthana a year ago

Please, you can read more about Psathyrella candolleana in the reference

Al-Habib, M. N., John Holliday & Daniel Ţura. 2014. The Pale Brittle Stem Mushroom, Psathyrella candolleana (Higher Basidiomycetes): An ‎Indigenous Medicinal Mushroom New to Iraq. International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, 16(6): 617–622, 1045-4403/14/$35.00 © 2014 Begell ‎House, Inc.‎
‎Al-Habib, M. N., John Holliday, & Mohammad S. Aladahmy. 2018. Psathyrella candolleana and Agaricus bisporus Extracts Provide Protection against ‎DNA Oxidative Damage Induced by Doxorubicin. International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, 20(8):749–759. 1521-9437/18/. ‎

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Spotted on Apr 28, 2017
Submitted on Apr 30, 2017

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