Observation 210376: Lepista (Fr.) W.G. Sm.
When: 2015-07-16
No herbarium specimen

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-10% (2)
Recognized by sight: en bosque de encino-pino
57% (1)
Recognized by sight: This species is smaller than what passes for Lepista nuda in California, and has a lot less odor.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
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What about the
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2015-07-18 11:19:35 PDT (-0700)

zonate cap, Alan?

L. nuda, based on cultivation data (see Stamets and Chilton, Mushroom Cultivator) likes temperatures hovering near freezing. Not certain of other Lepista species though.

25 C would make the temperature at time of finding
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2015-07-17 16:53:39 PDT (-0700)

80 degrees F. That would make Lepista nuda unlikely, Laura.

Lepista nuda is a cold-weather mushroom, requiring temperatures of 40 degrees F. (or lower) to initiate fruiting. 25 C would be far too hot for Lepista nuda.

Temperature at time of collection, approximately 25 C
By: Laura Pérez (Mexico)
2015-07-16 22:10:17 PDT (-0700)
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2015-07-16 21:46:56 PDT (-0700)

At time of collection?

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