Observation 112929: Lyophyllum decastes group

When: 2012-09-27

Collection location: Woodbridge, Suffolk, England [Click for map]

Who: Martin Cooper (martincito)

No specimen available

Group of large fleshy somewhat clammy tough, flexible mushrooms growing at the side of the path near a hedge under alder trees.
Flat slightly concave buff-coloured caps 7 cm across with lighter scurfy patches.
White fibrous stems maybe with a hint of beige 9 cm long, 1.5 cm diameter, wider (2.0 cm) at base where the all the stems were fused together. No ring.
White flesh.
White adnate gills.
White spore print.
Spores non-amyloid, hyaline, more or less spherical, like little balloons 6-7 × 6-6.5 microns.

Proposed Names

27% (1)
Used references: Jordan’s Encyclopedia of Fungi Britain and Europe (2004)
Internet (of course)
Based on microscopic features: Spore measurement.
62% (3)
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By: Martin Cooper (martincito)
2012-10-09 18:15:20 EDT (-0400)

Thanks for the revised ID… much appreciated!


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