Observation 122433: Squamanita umbonata (Sumst.) Bas
When: 1985-08-03
No herbarium specimen

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Good question Irene
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2013-01-09 10:31:26 CST (-0500)

That Inocybe is not listed from the Northeastern USA as far as I can determine. It is on the Quebec website but without any photos. So it is likely rare, rarely identified, if present at all. I have seen this mushroom in Ontario, New York, Rhode Island and West Virginia. Each time it was brought in at a foray and I do not know if the collections were saved. If I ever see it again I will make sure that it is preserved. I have a hunch that the host might be an Amanita but without DNA work, it is just a guess.

Who’s the host?
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2013-01-09 04:13:37 CST (-0500)

Nice obs! Any ideas who the host is?

I have read that Inocybe oblectabilis is supposed to be the one, but has it been confirmed by molecular methods? Have you seen any of those in the area?

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