Observation 118696: Omphalotus illudens (Schwein.) Bresinsky & Besl

When: 2012-09-16

Collection location: Merrillville, Indiana, USA [Click for map]

41.5001° -87.1501°

Who: Danielle B. (dbly)

No specimen available

-single specimen growing off soil and dying tree, surrounded by orange objects (not sure what these were)

-pileus was dry/dull, moderately indented, measured 85mm in diameter, smooth surface, pileus tangerine orange in color

-decurrent even gills, lighter orange in color, edge was slightly darker on gills (45mm in length) lamellulae present (2mm apart in spacing half way to margin )

-no annulus

-dry/dull stipe, fibrillose surface, solid, 74mm in length, inserted base

- no volva

-spore shape was subglobose

- spore measurements (length/width) (in micrometers) I tried to include the one of the largest and smallest spores I could find along with the majority of the same sized spores that I found. Measured with an 100x oil immersion objective.

1. 5.81/4.15
2. 5.4/4.57
3. 4.98/4.15
4. 4.98/4.15
5. 5.4/4.15
6. 4.98/4.15
7. 4.98/4.15
8. 5.81/4.15
9. 5.81/4.15
10. 4.98/4.15

range (4.98-5.81) and (4.15-4.57)

[admin: This was showing up on the map as in China. I think a negative was left off the longitude.]

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Recognized by sight: decurrent gills, orange color

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