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Conocybe filaris at Southern Forest Life

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Conocybe filaris at Southern Forest Life - 14 Jun 2018
Conocybe filaris at Southern Forest Life - 14 Jun 2018
Conocybe filaris at Southern Forest Life - 14 Jun 2018
Conocybe filaris at Southern Forest Life - 14 Jun 2018
Conocybe filaris at Southern Forest Life - 14 Jun 2018

Identification history

Fungus Conocybe filaris 27 Aug 2018 Pam
Unidentified 24 Jun 2018 KerriLee

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Author's notes

stem = 45mm, with veil high up, and white fibres in region of veil; cap = 15mm, gills very regular & adnate; spore print= orange; spores = oblong 7x5µm; growing in soil & leaf litter, clustered .... suggestion: Pholiotina filaris (Conocybe filaris)?

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Pam wrote:
   27 Aug 2018
I agree this is Conocybe filaris. Warning this is potentially a very poisonous species. Lovely clear photos illustrating diagnostic features well. Do you remember what substrate it was growing in?

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 14 Jun 2018 Recorded on
  • KerriLee Recorded by

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