Observation 111608: Lepiota (Pers.) Gray
When: 2012-09-29
No herbarium specimen
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In a deciduous forest detritus primarily composed of Qurcus spp., Carya cordiformis, Sassafras, Cornus florida, Fagus spp., some Acer spp. and a few pines.
Stains red immediately upon damaging, then turning brown and eventually nearly black. The latter part of the reaction reminds me of some G. marginata.

Spores measured at 40X, 8.0 MP, 12.1 pixels/micron.

Germ pore present.

Spore sizes Q
7.08X4.01 1.77
7.54X4.32 1.75
6.72X4.42 1.52
7.04X3.92 1.80
7.64X4.22 1.81
7.22X4.35 1.66
4.10X6.17 1.50

Avg. Q (n=7) = 1.69

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: Red staining, fading to brown.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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Spore sizes and Q added.
By: Stephen (Ιερονυμοσ)
2012-09-29 22:40:27 CDT (-0400)

The lamellae were too brittle for me to get them to cut properly. Might someone be able to help me with that?

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