Observation 179642: Leucocoprinus castroi Blanco-Dios

When: 2014-09-20

Collection location: Braga, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)

No specimen available

On conifer litter. All exterior bright yellow, cap with yellow mica like granules, inner center yellow, gills greyish white (looks like fine paper). Looks like a Parasola, but the mica-like granules exclude it.

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Recognized by sight
29% (1)
Recognized by sight: similar but with a darker center. This one seems to dry with a brownish center
28% (1)
Recognized by sight
70% (2)
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Gracias Alfredo
By: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)
2014-10-10 18:46:26 CDT (-0400)

I didn’t know these, thanks for the links.

fruiting outside?
By: Alfredo Justo (Fredo)
2014-10-10 09:10:02 CDT (-0400)

If this was fruiting outside then Leucocoprinus castroi (described from coastal pine forest not far from you, up in Galicia) is a likely candidate. There are several taxa in this group around Leucocoprinus fragilissimus.

More info here:



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