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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
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Description:

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

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Refugee's picture

Soil

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

Refugee

djturpin's picture

Soil unknown

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

Martincito's picture

Whatever these are, they have

Whatever these are, they have impressive yellow rings!

djturpin's picture

I know! I haven't found them

I know!

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

djturpin's picture

Conocybe Rugosa

Great ID, Martincito!

The image on the wiki page looks very similar:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conocybe_filaris

Albeit with a slightly different colour ring.

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

Martincito's picture

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!