Group of fungi growing on moss and were moist and striated. Cone shaped, underneath a Big Leaf Maple.
Note the tiny flecks on the cap, which give it its name.
glistening inky cap
There were a ton of these entirely covering a log just off the path in the forest.
This is a future Sonoma County Regional Park. About a year or two away.
Same lawn wood-chip pile as the great big Parasol Mushrooms, but much smaller -- caps 2.5 cm across. Think I've got an ID on these. Fits with the info at www.mushroomexpert.com/coprinellus_micaceus.html.
Surrounded by conifers, salal, maple leaves, and bryophytes
this conspicious corpinus was found on the organic farm trail. the cap is yellow to orange near the top with many deep striations. along the striations there are golden flecks, giving it it's micaceus name. flesh is yellow to yellow buff throughout. the gills are autodigesting. growing out of a cut stump.