Observation 206986: Lyophyllum P. Karst.

When: 2015-06-17

Collection location: Pocono Region, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

Spore print white.

Near a border of spruce/pine grove.


Mounted in Congo red, although the stain is not apparent in the photo.

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Will they…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-06-19 23:54:45 CDT (-0400)

send me Meltzer’s through the mail? Thanks for the suggestion Terri/Donna. That’d be great if it works for me.

Spores look similar to what I see on Mushroom Expert for Lyophyllum geminum.

By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2015-06-19 20:56:34 CDT (-0400)

Try Kennebec Pharmacy in Maine.


Spore shape…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-06-19 03:26:58 CDT (-0400)

kinda difficult to describe. Some exhibit pip-shaped/lacrymoid profile, but others show tapering/narrowing on two ends. Rhodocollybia butyracea has spores that are similar. But I don’t think this is R. butyracea. Looks somewhat different, and in my experience butyracea has a pinkish spore print. This print was pure white.

Wish I had some Meltzer’s. My MD is willing to write a script. But I can’t find a pharmacy willing to fill it.

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2015-06-18 22:47:54 CDT (-0400)

I’ll change my vote

Christian, spore print color reported in notes.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-06-18 22:34:34 CDT (-0400)

Spore print white.

Entoloma was my first guess.

Tried to find some spores on a gill-smash mount. Maybe a few globose spores observed… not sure. No angular spores observed. But a nice thick white print has formed; I’ll put some under the scope later tonight.

I’m thinking maybe Lyophyllum.

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