Observation 116003: Lepista nuda (Bull.) Cooke
When: 2012-11-07
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Dog ingestion this. Vet said “It came in with neurological signs. Bloodwork came back with liver and kidney damage.” and wants help with ID.

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I agree Dave
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2012-11-07 13:33:36 CST (-0500)

It could be just about anything growing next to these. I wouldn’t worry about similar Entolomas, more about species of Inocybe (many poisonous species) or Clitocybe (the white ones) – or herbs..

I agree the mushrooms…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-11-07 12:43:49 CST (-0500)

appear to be a type of Lepista. But to the untrained eye I think Lepistas could easily be confused with any of several types of Entoloma. Perhaps some Entolomas were growing near these Lepistas?

By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-11-07 11:36:20 CST (-0500)

This is probably the fungal red herring. Whatever poisoned that dog was not this particular mushroom. Nor even necessarily a mushroom at all.

Looks like a Lepista
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2012-11-07 11:07:11 CST (-0500)

I don’t recognize it as anything known to be poisonous (to humans).

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