Dark brown mushroom covered with tiny scales on cap and stem, growing on the ground. Dark brown, attached gills match the cap and stem color. No ring on stem. Brown spore print.
Small, soft, white mushroom that grows on wood. Gills are white until stained with brown from the spores. This mushroom is much smaller than the Oyster mushroom, as well as having a brown spore print.
Though these may first appear to be Oyster mushrooms, they are much smaller, and have a dark brown spore print.
GPS coords for park only as species were collected all over the park during a bioblitz and brought back to the same location to be identified.
cesatii or variabilis?
Orangish-brown caps with tiny scales on cap and stem. Small mushroom, abt. 2 cm tall, grows on well decayed wood. Stem is scaly up to just beneath the cap, then smooth. Gills are attached to stem. Rusty brown spore print. Common name is Powder-scale Pholiota.
Humboldt County, California, US
Along the trail from Takakaw Falls to Walcott Quarry.
This gilled mushroom was seen growing among the oak leaf litter on the southern side of Chiles Creek.