Observation 142634: Lepiota sect. Echinatae
When: 2013-08-13
No herbarium specimen

Notes: 1.5cm cap diameter, growing on hardwood debris in mixed forest. White spore print. Spores smooth, elliptical, amyloid 4.5 × 3 µ.

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I missed the free gills!
By: Joshua Birkebak (Shua)
2013-08-15 11:54:27 CDT (-0400)

And the stipe didn’t look quite right. Lepiota asperula could be you guy here but it is a name that hasn’t been used very much in the last 60 years. I check what Helen Smith had to say about it.

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By: Brian Adamo (adamo588)
2013-08-14 20:34:08 CDT (-0400)

Somehow my notes got mixed up when I posted this obs. The spores are definitely dextrinoid. That’s what happens when I do this stuff at 2AM.

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By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2013-08-14 19:29:03 CDT (-0400)

the amyloid spores… Spores are also to small. This also has free gills. It is not Leucopholiota decorosa

Amyloid spores?
By: Joshua Birkebak (Shua)
2013-08-14 18:10:43 CDT (-0400)

Then definitely not a Lepiota which would mostly like be atleast weakly dextrinoid. It matches Leucopholiota very well!

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