Observation 162896: Leucoagaricus Locq. ex Singer
When: 2014-04-04

Notes: Growing on the ground in mixed woods, including possibly a redwood nearby.
Caps up to 3.5 cm across.
Stipes bruising orangy where handled.
Spore print white and spores dextrinoid.
Spores rather small,~ 5.9-6.4 X 3.3-4.0 microns, mostly ellipsoid. Q(ave) = 1.57.
Did not see any gill cystidia.

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Recognized by sight: in the section of the reddening species, but i do not recognize this.

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Looks like
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2015-03-20 01:34:47 CET (+0100)

there is reddish staining at the base, along with the neat sleevelike annulus suggests Leucoagaricus to me

Lepiota neophana looked good for these
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2014-04-06 03:21:15 CEST (+0200)

until I read Else’s paper. That species does not have dextrinoid spores and these definitely were dextrinoid.

Created: 2014-04-06 01:25:00 CEST (+0200)
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