Observation 102470: Melanoleuca Pat.
When: 2012-07-22
(35.5618° -84.2371° 259m)
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Cap diameter 3 cm. Stipe length 5 cm. Spores approximately 7 × 4 microns, amyloid, ornamented. Found on soil and grassy area at the edge of a mulched trail, under hardwoods. CCB46

not cystidia present: Melanoleuca section Acystis

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The absence of cystidia
By: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)
2012-07-24 09:39:51 PDT (-0700)

place this Melanoleuca in section Acystis

Christine, I just used this obs…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-07-24 07:48:50 PDT (-0700)

as a link within one of my own.


I had initially considered supporting your original “alboflavida” proposal… except the spores in your obs (102470) seemed small. Mushroom also seemed a bit small compared to what I generally ID as alboflavida. But your photos do otherwise look like alboflavida. So this all seems interesting to me.

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