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Unknown mushroom growing in house plant

Observed: 28th January 2012 By: djturpindjturpin’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensdjturpin’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens

Found in house plant. Approx 15mm across. There were more growing out sideways from a crack in the side of the pot.


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Species interactions

No interactions present.


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Knowing the soil type and if it was a cheep or expensive bag or garden soil would help us.


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Soil unknown

No idea. It's probably not been changed in years!

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Whatever these are, they have

Whatever these are, they have impressive yellow rings!

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I know! I haven't found them

I know!

I haven't found them in my Roger's yet.

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Conocybe Rugosa

Great ID, Martincito!

The image on the wiki page looks very similar:

Albeit with a slightly different colour ring.

"It contains the same mycotoxins as the death cap" -- ooh.

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Thanks, though I'd feel more

Thanks, though I'd feel more confident if one of experts agreed. In the meantime, feel free to click "I agree" to my tentative ID!