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ushrooms of North America
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2.14

Bolbitaceae
(Bolbita, Conocybe, Agrocybe)

 

Is the stalk tall and very thin, cap narrowly conical, very fragile?

Yes

Is the stalk thicker or cap convex or yellow color?

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Is the cap white to pale cinnamon? .............................

Yes

Is the cap yellowish-brown to reddish-brown?

Yes

 

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You have a Conocybe lactea

 

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You have a Conobybe tenera

 

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Is the cap convex, cream to tan or brown, not striate?

Yes

Is the cap yellow, campulate in age; margin striate?

Yes

 

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Is the cap tan to brown, veil present; growing rotten logs, buried wood, or grass?

Yes

 

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You have an Agrocybe praecox & relatives

 

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Is the cap cream color; veil absent?

Yes

Is the cap viscid; veil absent, stalk fleshy?

Yes

Is the cap dry or viscid, veil like a spider web?

Yes

 

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You have an Agrocybe pediades

 

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You have a member of the
Hebeloma
family

Key 2.15.6

 

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You have a member of the
Cortinarius
family

Key 2.15.7

 

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You have an Bolbita vitellinus

 

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