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Red Edge Brittlestem?

Observed: 3rd November 2012 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
Red Edge Brittlestem
pinkish gills
gills
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Description:

Brittle stem, pinking edge to gills.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

flaxton's picture

There are a few Psathyrella

There are a few Psathyrella with a red gill edge.

Martincito's picture

Agreed. These were growing

Agreed. These were growing close to these: http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/304262, which I'm fairly sure ARE P corrugis. Not that means that they are definitely the same species, of course.

flaxton's picture

As you have done the work on

As you have done the work on ones close by I am happy to agree with your first choice. It is just that some people see the red edge and immediately give an id without further investigation.
There is a key to the red edged Psathyrella here
http://www.britmycolsoc.org.uk/library/keys/index-phpcid95/
Mal

Martincito's picture

Thanks Mal, That's a REALLY

Thanks Mal, That's a REALLY useful page! I don't know if it is advertised on here elsewhere for budding mycologists, but anyway I'll add it to my forum topic on keys.
Martin