Observation 157776: Omphalotus subilludens (Murrill) H.E. Bigelow
When: 2013-11-19
No herbarium specimen

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GREAT photo
By: Nimmo (barky)
2014-03-06 06:24:19 EST (-0500)


>>Why O. subilludens?
By: Taylor (mycogypsy)
2014-01-12 10:47:31 EST (-0500)

Omphalotus subilludens is listed in James Kimbrough’s “Common Florida Mushrooms”. Like the photo in his book, all of the specimens that I’ve found have been distinctly scaly on the cap. I have seen many Omphalotus illudens (from up north) and they are generally smooth capped, and usually (not always) found on the stump/log host. I have only found O. subilludens on the ground near palm trees (strictly anecdotal) and never obviously on wood.
I’ve read what Ron Petersen wrote about them and I don’t disagree but — going on the field characteristics that I have observed — I feel better using the local name.
You are welcome to change it.

Why O. subilludens?
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2014-01-12 09:08:53 EST (-0500)

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