Observation 104536: Leucocoprinus cretaceus (Bull.:Fr.) Locq.
When: 2012-08-09
No herbarium specimen

Notes: growing in llama dung -copious white mycelium attached to base of mushroom, spreading into llama berries
mild fragrant odor, mild taste
cap soft and “cottony”; 7 -13 cm wide, faintly striate margin; soft, white granules covering cap. Color of cap white -some areas darkening to light brown, especially in center umbo area, as specimen ages
gills crowded, white, free
context white, unchanging
stem 10 -11 cm long; .5 mm wide at narrowest point near apex, 1.5 cm wide at bulb; covered with soft white granules, easily removed; stem slowly changes to light brown where handled
spore print white

spores clear, elliptical, smooth, 8 -12 × 5 -7 um, w/ apical pore

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