Observation 205898: Chlorophyllum rachodes (Vittadini) Vellinga

When: 2015-06-06

Collection location: Denver, Colorado, USA [Click for map]

39.798° 104.8357° 0m

Who: isabelpoppit@gmail.com

Specimen available

Large fruiting in grass under pines planted along 56th St. east of Peoria

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Recognized by sight: Large white mushrooms with brown scales on cap in grass. White spored. Free gills. Characteristic ring on stipe.
Used references: Mushrooms of the Rocky Mountain Region, 2015
http://nature.berkeley.edu/brunslab/ev/CHLOROPHYLLUM.pdf (Vellinga’s key)
Based on microscopic features: Dextrinoid spores 5×10 microns
Based on chemical features: KOH on cap, gills stipe. Slightly red. Sliced apex of stipe orange-red.

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