Observation 192079: Lyophyllum decastes (Fr.) Singer
When: 2014-09-12
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found at 10:37 am.
Saprobic,heavy growth, in clusters of 3 (shown in picture), in the woods near the base of a hardwood tree.
Odor: cucumber, fresh
Pileus size: 2-5cm
The top of the pileus had a few scattereed white dots on in the center of it.
Pileus color: dark brown (maybe younger in age)
Pileus size: 2-5cm
Pileus surface: smooth, shiny, silky, slippery/lubricous,
Pileal shape: convex to conical
Pileus margin: smooth, lobular, irregular, inrolled, sticky
Stipe color: cream, white, light brown spots visible close to the base
Gills are very close together, not much room between.
Stipe width: 2-3 cm
Stipe length: 3-6 cm
Stipe shape: solid,
Stipe surface: fibrillose, smooth
Stipe base: Caespitose (in group of 3)
Location of stipe: central
Gill Attachment: arcuate
Gill margin: wavy, somewhat scalloped
Gills color: white
Gills width: 1.5mm
There is some space between the gills, easy to separate.
-at margin: >1mm apart
-1/2 way to margin: 1/mm apart
Lamellae: back-forked near margin
Lamellulae/short gills length: 4 tiers

Spore measurments: Range 7.1-8.4 µm x 6.1-7.3 µm

Proposed Names

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Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: Mushrooms of the Midwest by Kuo and Methven
Based on microscopic features

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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