Fruiting Body Shape mushroom basidiocarp
Size stipe 7-8 cm x 5 cm wide pileus
Texture meaty top, soft
Pileus (cap) white, silky, smooth, white; plane to broadly convex
Stipe (stem) white, dull, moist, smooth, thin annulus
Gills white, attached to stem; regular
flesh soft, dry, white
root, base sheathing,bulbous, flared
Spore Print light tan, white
other presence of skirt, veil at top
Basidiospores 5x 6 microns spherical, contents inside
Substrate Open area on forest floor, alone
Location Marquette Park Gary, Indiana, USA
Time Fall, September
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I notice that the cap on the broken stem in the first picture has a white skirt at the very top of the stem.
On the other hand, the mushroom in the photo with the drawing of examples of caps has no skirt on the top of the stem and has a quite interesting rooting bulb on the bottom of the stem.
Is it possible that you have more than one species in this set of pictures?
Created: 2012-10-04 13:59:06 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2014-11-10 10:45:33 PST (-0800)
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