Observation 10321: Leucocoprinus cepistipes (Sowerby) Pat.

When: 2008-08-31

Collection location: Madison Heights, Pasadena, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

small mushroom, solitary, in lawn under walnut?
ST: white, long-clavate, no ring, around 70 × 4-6 mm
CAP: ellip, white with brown disc and minute scales, veil remnants on margin, broad umbo, finely striate near margin, about 20-30 mm
VEIL: partial
GILL: totally free, white
SPORE: clear, smooth, elliptical, apiculate, nonamyloid

Proposed Names

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Used references: Arora’s Mushrooms Demystified
87% (1)
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Used references: Else Vellinga — “the big cheilocystidia with the appendage at the apex, the pileus covering with the upright narrowly lageniform cells, and the sturdiness, all point, unmistakenly, to Lc. cepistipes.”

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