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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Psathyrellaceae: Psathyrella candolleana (Fr.) Maire

Psathyrella candolleana – pale brittlestem

Synonyms: Agaricus appendiculatus, Agaricus candolleanus, Agaricus catarius, Agaricus egenulus, Agaricus felinus, Agaricus stipatus, Agaricus vinosus, Agaricus violaceolamellatus, Drosophila appendiculata, Drosophila candolleana, Hypholoma appendiculatum, Hypholoma candolleanum, Hypholoma catarium, Hypholoma egenulum, Hypholoma felinum, Hypholomopsis appendiculata, Psathyra appendiculata, Psathyra candolleana, Psathyra corrugis, Psathyra tuberosa, Psathyrella appendiculata, Psathyrella corrugis, Psathyrella egenula, Psathyrella elegans, Psathyrella microlepidota, Psathyrella proxima.

Common name: pale brittlestem.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Psathyrella candolleana is mushroom in the family Psathyrellaceae. It is commonly found on lawns or pastures in Europe and North America. In 2014, it was reported from Iraq. The coloring varies between white and golden brown. The cap measures 3–8 cm (1.2–3.1 in) in diameter, and is initially conical, later becoming rounded and finally with upturned margins in maturity. The cap margin is irregular and radially asymmetrical—a defining characteristic of this species. The spore print is purple-brown, while spores are smooth and elliptical, measuring 6.5–8 by 4–5 µm. The specific epithet candolleana honors Swiss botanist Augustin Pyramus de Candolle.

Dutch: Bleke franjehoed, Finnish: Kalvashaprakas, French: Psathyrelle de De Candolle, German: Behangener Mürbling, Hungarian: Fehér porhanyósgomba, Lithuanian: Dekandolio trapiabudė, Polish: Kruchaweczka zaroślowa, Romanian: Bureți nebuni, Russian: Псатирелла Кандолля, Serbian: Бела слабуњавка, Swedish: Vitspröding.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Pale brittlestem (<B>Psathyrella candolleana</B>) mushrooms on a lawn in Wolf Pen Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-11-05.htm">November 5, 2017</A>
LinkPale brittlestem (Psathyrella candolleana) mushrooms on a lawn in Wolf Pen Creek Park. College Station, Texas, November 5, 2017
Location on maps363-383 Holleman Dr E, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Pale brittlestem (<B>Psathyrella candolleana</B>) mushrooms on a lawn on Anderson Street. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-11-08.htm">November 8, 2017</A>
LinkPale brittlestem (Psathyrella candolleana) mushrooms on a lawn on Anderson Street. College Station, Texas, November 8, 2017
Location on maps1108-1198 Anderson St, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Pale brittlestem mushrooms (<B>Psathyrella candolleana</B>) on Francis Drive. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-11-17.htm">November 17, 2017</A>
LinkPale brittlestem mushrooms (Psathyrella candolleana) on Francis Drive. College Station, Texas, November 17, 2017
Location on maps600-698 Francis Dr, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Pale brittlestem mushrooms (<B>Psathyrella candolleana</B>) in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-02-15.htm">February 15, 2018</A>
LinkPale brittlestem mushrooms (Psathyrella candolleana) in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, February 15, 2018
Location on maps1705 Valley View Dr, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Pale brittlestem mushrooms (<B>Psathyrella candolleana</B>) in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-06-10.htm">June 10, 2019</A>
LinkPale brittlestem mushrooms (Psathyrella candolleana) in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 10, 2019
Location on mapsBee Creek Park, 1900 Anderson St, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Pale brittlestem mushrooms (<B>Psathyrella candolleana</B>) on a lawn in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-06-10.htm">June 10, 2019</A>
LinkPale brittlestem mushrooms (Psathyrella candolleana) on a lawn in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 10, 2019
Location on mapsBee Creek Park, 1900 Anderson St, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Brittlestem mushrooms <B>Psathyrella candolleana</B> in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-07-05.htm">July 5, 2019</A>
LinkBrittlestem mushrooms Psathyrella candolleana in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, July 5, 2019
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Pale brittlestem mushrooms (<B>Psathyrella candolleana</B>) on a grassy road at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-04-05.htm">April 5, 2020</A>
LinkPale brittlestem mushrooms (Psathyrella candolleana) on a grassy road at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, April 5, 2020
Location on mapsLake Somerville Trailway, Somerville, TX 77879, USA
Dissected pale brittlestem mushrooms (<B>Psathyrella candolleana</B>) on a grassy road at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-04-05.htm">April 5, 2020</A>
LinkDissected pale brittlestem mushrooms (Psathyrella candolleana) on a grassy road at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, April 5, 2020
Location on mapsLake Somerville Trailway, Somerville, TX 77879, USA
Pale brittlestem mushrooms (<B>Psathyrella candolleana</B>) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-06-02.htm">June 2, 2020</A>
LinkPale brittlestem mushrooms (Psathyrella candolleana) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 2, 2020
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA

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