Observation 133978: Leucocoprinus Pat.
When: 2013-05-18
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Small Island in Indian Ocean
Tropical weather.
12 hours day / 12 hours night
26° C Day / 22 ° C Night

In 2 differents conteners, with wild ground, a surface bed of volcanic stones : 1 mushroom emerged in each of the contener.
The 5 days before, thoses conteners been mist with some left H²O²(from mushrooms operations) mixed with water.
I made a spore print : it was white when I removed the cap. And 6 days after it was red.
But, with my lack of experience in making spore print, there is a chance that when I closed the foil there were some moist left…. To be sure I’ll try to germinate some spores again on agar(without H²O² ;))in the incoming days.

The mushrooms did birth from some a small ball of mycelium from the wild ground/earth. I can’t tell you if it is from wood or from anyhting else. 1 small ball gave 1 mushroom.

Peace !


Wild2 4 pictures of same mushroom
TZWild2 petri front
TZWild2 petri back

Proposed Names

83% (1)
Recognized by sight: Delicate gilled agaric growing in a container with white spores.

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By: Taizzen (Taizzen)
2013-05-30 13:07:54 CDT (-0400)

@pseudotuga: Thank You ! :D

@nathan: I noted your concerns and I’ll work on them soon.

For information, I edited the observation to remove my question about the petri-dishe and created a thread concerning it on Mycotopia

More details needed to identify to species…
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2013-05-19 16:01:50 CDT (-0400)

It would be helpful to have some better photos of the underside of the cap, and a clearer picture of the surface of the cap. It appears to be slightly scaly which would be consistent with this id.

I’m also intrigued by the idea of the spore print turning red. It would be helpful to have a photo of that as if this is not caused by an environmental factor it would be a very distinctive characteristic.

By: christopher hodge (christopher hodge)
2013-05-19 14:43:04 CDT (-0400)

Nice job on the notes

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