Possible Pholiota carbonaria for i.d. please.

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Note any smells, and associated trees or plants (eg oak, birch). A spore print can be very useful.
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mushroom mike
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Possible Pholiota carbonaria for i.d. please.

Post by mushroom mike » Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:54 pm

Hello, A friend found this fungus yesterday and I wondered if it could be Pholiota carbonaria. The only problem I have is the spore size doesn't match up and it was not on burnt ground, just grass. Details below. Thank's in advance.

1. Cap : Orangey, 35mm across, slightly darker umbo, smooth.
2. Gills: Light brownish, spaced, adnate.
3. Stipe : 60mm x 4mm, cream, slightly bulbous at base.
4. Smell : Mushroomy.
5. Spore print : Chocolate.
6. Spores : Potato shaped, 11.75 x 6.9

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