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Hairy Brittlestem?

Observed: 16th November 2011 By: MartincitoMartincito’s reputation in Fungi and LichensMartincito’s reputation in Fungi and LichensMartincito’s reputation in Fungi and LichensMartincito’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

Thought I'd check this suspected P. conopilus for hairs on the cap. I was expecting something microscopic so was amazed to find one hair at least 5 mm long!

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

flaxton's picture

The hairs should be between

The hairs should be between 0.1 - 0.35 mm rather than 5mm so I don't think the hair you found was proof of P conopilus. I actually think your find could be a panaeolus.

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oh... Thanks for the tip. I

oh... Thanks for the tip. I thought something wasn't quite right!