Observation 103232: Lepiota caerulescens Peck
When: 2012-07-28
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Dozen or so growing from soil.
Spores elliptic, dextrinoid.

Update:

Spores 6.8-7.5 × 3.8-4.3 (small but representative sample)

Another update:

Not bluing until I started handling them around the microscope. First noticed along margin of gills and at base of stem. First yellows then turns bright, vivid blue. Looks like the whole mushroom will turn blue upon drying.

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Blueing slowly develops so scratch subincarnata
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After drying overnight
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After a few more days of drying, the pink turns into a dark purple.

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Created: 2012-07-28 15:16:39 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2012-08-02 07:20:51 PDT (-0700)
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