Observation 168022: Leucopaxillus laterarius (Peck) Singer & A.H. Smith
When: 2014-06-21

Notes: Found during the NJMA Victor Gambino Weekend Foray June 20-22, 2014.
Collected by Joe & Dianne Bukowski. Growing near hardwood.
Found on the trail after a cable/rope descent on the Ridgeline Trail.

Images

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Taken at the Pocono Environmental Education Center main lodge. Not the collection location.
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Taken at the Pocono Environmental Education Center main lodge. Not the collection location.
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Stained with Melzer’s and taken at 400x using one of the NJMA club scopes. The calibration for the micrometer is 1 unit = 1.01µ. Photo taken looking through one of the eye pieces with a handheld Canon PowerShot.

Proposed Names

86% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Mycelia mat, very bitter cuticle, tight white gills, “pinkish-buff-tinged cap” per Arora. Confirmed amalyoid, round spores.
Used references: Mushroom Demystified, 2nd Ed. and MycoPortal

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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