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OfflineNarcissus
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From the Illawarra (ID Question)
    #4346140 - 06/28/05 08:50 AM (12 years, 30 days ago)

Based on a suggestion from Squirrel, I've copied and pasted this post from the Australia and NZ thread.

I went for a walk today, and happened to notice some orange spots among some dead plant matter. Though I have little idea what they are, I'm still glad to have found them, since it was a clear sign that there are mushrooms growing in this area.
Anyway, I was wondering if you guys could help me in identifying them. I'm afraid that my digital camera is not working at present, so I'll try my best to go through the list of characteristics - tell me if this is not enough for a definite id, and I'll see about borrowing a camera, and hope the rain lasts long enough to keep the ones I left behind growing.

a) Habitat: Illawarra, NSW, Australia. They were under some dead weed-like plants that were near a creek, growing amongst the twigs, loam and grass.
b) Gills: Light brown, not attached to the stem, though they come right up to it. I'm inclined to say 'close' to describe spacing, but I don't really have a comparison.
c) Measurements: The larger ones had 3-5cm caps, and stems of around 8cm.
d) Stem: white and orange, 5mm thick, even thickness, dry-moist, smooth, hollow.
e) Cap: Orange-brown, the smaller ones having dark edges - overall they seem to get darker with age. Smooth. Medium sized ones are a little slippery, large ones very slimey, with a visible layer. The smaller ones are hemispherical-bellshaped, the larger become increasingly concave (to make sure I know concave from convex, I'll say, 'U-shaped'!).
f) Print: Dark purple, appearing brown from some angles.
g) Bruising: I'm still not 100% sure about what you mean by this. I pressed down hard on the cap and left it for a while, and it didn't change colour.
h) Scent: grocery mushroom, only sharper, more harsh.

Thanks,
Narcissus.


Edited by Narcissus (06/28/05 09:10 AM)


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Re: From the Illawarra (ID Question) [Re: Narcissus]
    #4347735 - 06/28/05 08:06 PM (12 years, 30 days ago)

A few more details have come to light.
I left the same mushrooms out overnight to do another print. This one came out dark brown, approaching black. The prints from last night turned brown as well.
The gills changed colour to a brown/green/grey colour, with the larger one looking more grey, and the smaller closer to green.
They have gone soft overnight, so much so that they break apart between my fingers if I try to handle them.
So, any ideas?


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Re: From the Illawarra (ID Question) [Re: Narcissus]
    #4347740 - 06/28/05 08:08 PM (12 years, 30 days ago)

I'm pretty sure they're not actives. I'm no expert so I'll let someone else help you, but don't eat them :smile:

Sorry I can't be of more help..


Edited by fishhead (06/28/05 08:08 PM)


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Re: From the Illawarra (ID Question) [Re: fishhead]
    #4352992 - 06/29/05 11:48 PM (12 years, 29 days ago)

Since there hasn't been much of a response, I'll assume that the information I've given isn't enough. Would it be of much help if I could get some photos?


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Re: From the Illawarra (ID Question) [Re: Narcissus]
    #4354548 - 06/30/05 09:29 AM (12 years, 28 days ago)



Chances are you have found a Hypholoma or inactive Psilocybe. The slime is throwing me off though. A picture would help a lot.


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