Observation 161135: Lepiota (Pers.) Gray

When: 2014-03-07

Collection location: Bolinas Ridge, Marin Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

No specimen available

Single fruit-body growing on ground humus in mixed woods (Doug fir, tanoak, Redwood, etc.)
Cap only 9 mm wide and stipe 30 mm X 1.5 mm.
Buff cap with a dark reddish brown raised disc.
Gills adnexed.
Could not get a spore print but most likely whitish.
Spores not amyloid, possibly weakly dextrinoid.
Spores ~ 8.2-11.6 X 4.9-5.2 microns, smooth.
Apiculus well off center on mature spores.


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Yes, thanks Alan
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2014-03-10 08:00:22 PDT (-0700)

it looks to be something close to Lepiota cristata.

Created: 2014-03-09 21:26:04 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2014-03-10 08:13:48 PDT (-0700)
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