Observation 215273: Entoloma subgenus Leptonia (Fr. : Fr.) Noordel.

When: 2015-07-09

Collection location: Walpole Island, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

42.6351° -82.5001°

Who: Chris Hay (hayfield)

Specimen available


diaphanous (transcluscent, thin)
dimple in top of cap (Edit 2017-04-3: wrong terminology, not umbonate but umbilicate!)
darker in centre of cap, lighter to edges
kind of rough edges
can find singly or in groups
white mycelium at base sometimes

2017-02-17 notes
Dry specimen stats: (two frbs intact to measure)
Pileus: 35, 60mm wide; has broad “v” shape (umbonate)
Stipe: 3,4mm x 13,14mm
Microscopy on spores:
Sizes for 10 measured, min-avg-max
L: 7.1-9.1-11.9um
W: 6.3-7.2-7.8um

A couple weeks ago I tried Fungi of Switzerland Vol 4 (Agarics part 2) and was frustrated to find no good match (though maybe I missed it)

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in situ group
dissecting scope photo of dried specimens (overexposed under orange light)

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