Identification: ID Help Please Fungus n°6

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  1. Ben Caledonia

    Ben Caledonia New Member

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    Hello,
    Can you help me identify this species?
    Found in humid forest in New Caledonia.
    Thanks

    Champi 06-1.JPG Champi 06-2.JPG Champi 06-3.JPG
     
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    Frog Rising Contributor Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Hi @Ben Caledonia
    A coprinoid, perhaps genus Parasola. You have P. plicatilis in your region, but there may be similar species.
     
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    Ben Caledonia New Member

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    Thank you very much @Frog , you are right it is indeed a Parasola!

    I looked in more detail, in my opinion it is not P. Plicatilis, because the latter has more yellow / brown tints in the center of the hat.
    On the other hand on "Endemia", I found the reference of Parasola sp 'griseofloccosus' which seems to me to correspond very well, a species which is not yet officially named.

    On the link as well as below, appears the description of the Australian Patrick Leonard. ("grey floccose stipe")
    Endemia.nc

    Cap: convex becoming planoconvex; 10-20 mm diameter; radially sulcate striate, with velar remnants; surface gray, velar remains white; margin plicate.

    Stipe: cylindrical, hollow; 50 - 100 × 2–4.5 mm; floccose; gray with white floccules.

    Gills: adnexed; white at first, brownish then black at maturity.

    Spore print: blue black.

    Notes: this Parasola is characterized by its radially sulcate gray cap with scattered white veil remnants and gray floccose stipe. It may be in Coprinus, further work needed.
    Patrick Leonard 2019
     
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