Observation 182805: Lepista nuda (Bull.) Cooke
When: 2014-09-30
(43.3581° 73.9444° 360m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Habitat & growth style: dry ground, mixed woods; scattered individuals, one 3-member cluster.

Cap: to 10+ cm, flat, depressed center, smooth/slightly-velvety, white but hygrophanous darkening to brown/lilac* then drying to light-tan over 9 days.

Gills: close, free?, white/pinkish tinge darkening to tan/light-brown with age.

Stipe: white, striated, robust, widening to a base bulb, no ring.

Spores: dull-salmon, elliptical, avg 5.4×2.9 μm.

Tests: NaOH, FeSO4, NH4OH all negative. Flesh white, taste & smell not distinctive.

*Note: lilac cap is nearby specimen believed to be same species (similar spores), other photos of same individuals.


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one removed for spore print
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different individual same species showing lilac
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original pair as above
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