Observation 127628: Lyophyllum P. Karst.
When: 2013-02-01

Notes: under redwood near creek.

Proposed Names

-57% (1)
Recognized by sight: unknown to me. hygrophanous cap, fluted cap margin.
Based on chemical features: sweetish odor.
31% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: white spore drop, not pink.
-38% (4)
Recognized by sight

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whatever this is…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-02-09 10:56:07 COT (-0500)

looks like more was collected from a similar habitat at SOMA camp:


Shall I assume that no work-up was done nor the fruit body saved with that collection?

OK Alan…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-02-09 10:49:02 COT (-0500)

you had me goin’ there for a minute, and in fact this fruit body, although of medium size, does share some of the characters of Pseudobaeospora, in both macro and micro, but…it failed the KOH test. No reaction anywhere on its tissues.

There is a very nice description of the genus right here on MO:


cap never flattened…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-02-08 00:04:59 COT (-0500)

but it produced tons of hyaline, broadly elliptical white spores.

certainly not an Entoloma.

By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2013-02-03 21:51:03 COT (-0500)

are pretty close to Entolomataceae

I would like to know
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2013-02-03 21:42:50 COT (-0500)

how close the sequence of this compares with entoloma. From the comfort of home, the photos clearly show white spores, but the stipe really does look like an entoloma.

Lyophyllum was Christian’s suggestion…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-02-03 21:02:25 COT (-0500)

and a reasonable one. white spore drop eliminated Entoloma.

will look closer tomorrow.

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