Observation 211812: Leucocoprinus cepistipes (Sowerby) Pat.

When: 2015-07-03

Collection location: Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)

No specimen available

Growing in wood chips in old stump in full sunlight. Specimens were little wrinkled heaps the next day.

Species Lists


top flat and brown
slight pink on stipe, margin rolling in and gills folding as sun dries

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Used references: Kuo, Mush of MW, p 262

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Thanks Judi!
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2015-08-03 13:22:16 UTC (+0000)

As you can probably tell by the dark shadows, this was photographed in sunlight which is normally not thought to be a good medium for mushroom photography. But the abundance of texture on this collection worked this time. Thanks again for your comment.

Fantastic thumbnail photo. It really captures all the
By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2015-08-02 21:52:34 UTC (+0000)

distinguishing features of this mushroom. Lovely!

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