Observation 174758: Laccaria tortilis (Bolton) Cooke
When: 2014-08-20
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found amidst Lunularia cruciata, a liverwart, on soil and tree chips, used as mulch on the site. Compare to MO 152890, 152893, and 152345.


Lunularia cruciata is the host plant (broad leaved liverwart).
Second photo showing liverwart. There is a stipe, central. The stipe barely elevates the gills above the surrounding moss, which are still taller than the liverwart.
Another sporocarp, amidst liverwarts and bark mulch.
Fluted gills.
Normal Laccaria form, with gills underneath the cap. Only specimen found, this was no more than 4mm across.

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Used references: Previous obs. from Adventist Hospital of Laccaria tortilis among Lunuaria cruciata.

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