Name: Lepiota lilacea Bres.
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Lepiota lilacea

Author: Bres.

Citation: Fung. trident. 2(8-10): 3 (1892)


Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Agaricaceae

Genus: Lepiota

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Brief Description:

Cap: 2-3.5 cm; convex, becoming broadly convex to broadly bell-shaped; dry; by maturity with a purple-brown to dark brown center and elsewhere with similarly colored scales over a whitish to pinkish ground color.

Gills: Free from the stem; white; close.

Stem: 4-6 cm long; up to 6 mm thick; more or less equal; fairly smooth; pinkish to purplish when fresh; with a persisting, sheathing ring that features a brown underside.

Flesh: White; thin.

Odor and Taste: Not distinctive.

Spore Print: White.

Microscopic Features: Spores 4-6 × 2-3 µ; smooth; elliptical. Pileipellis hymeniform (scalp-section the disc).

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Created: 2008-07-31 17:48:23 PDT (-0700) by Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
Last modified: 2014-01-04 11:32:15 PST (-0800) by Tim Sage (T. Sage)
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