Observation 193068: Laccaria ochropurpurea (Berk.) Peck

When: 2014-09-12

Collection location: Deep River County Park, Hobart, Indiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: SaraR

No specimen available

Location: Deep River County Park, Hobart, Indiana, USA
Habitat: Black Oak Woodland
Habit: growing on soil, single specimen near an oak tree.
Pileus size: 5.5 cm
Pileus Color: Beige grayish cap.
Pileus surface: Shiny and silky
Pileal Surface: smooth with squarrose scales
Pileus margin: not striate smooth
Pileal shape: plane with slight umbo, broadly convex
Stipe surface: dull, silky, smooth
Stipe surface: twisted and fibrillose
Stipe Shape: equal with a slightly swollen base
Stipe content: Solid
Stipe color: Grayish beige
Stipe length: 10 cm
Stipe width: 1.5 cm
Stipe base: mycelial pad
Stipe content color: white/ light brown
Gill attachment: attached to top of stem
Gill margin: Even
Gills/ lamellae: regular, appears to have 3 tiers.
Gill spacing at margin: 2/mm
Gill spacing 1/2 way to margin: 3/mm
Gill color: Purple
Gill width: 2.3 mm
Location of stipe: Central
Annulus: None
Odor: lavender
Taste: Not distinctive
Latex: none
Volva type: None.

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