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Panaeolus

Observed: 29th April 2012 By: ben rigsbyben rigsby’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensben rigsby’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensben rigsby’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensben rigsby’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

Campanulate cap with conspicuous dentate margin. stem short compared with certain other Panaeolus. On dung in grassland habitat. these mushrooms were observed on a very rainy day and so appear darker.

Identifications

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Species interactions

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Comments

Fly Agaric's picture

could these,

Could these be the pettycoat mottle gill maybe, looks a little like a frill around the cap edge. Though this might just be rain dripping off.
Ben :)

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Hi Ben, yes isnt that just a

Hi Ben, yes isnt that just a more modern common name for the same species? i still think of these as P sphinctrinus!

Fly Agaric's picture

You may have a point,

You might well be right, I will look into it, I see you have some id's so you must be right. They always trip me up one way or another!

Regards ben :)