Observation 218417: Leucopaxillus albissimus (Peck) Singer
When: 2015-10-10
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Three cohorts under conifers in land that was agricultural 50 years ago.
Two cohorts of 20-30 individuals under juniper, one uner pines.
Individuals persist several weeks.
Spore print WHITE.
Gills separate from context.
Taste bitter.
Odor mildly fragrant.

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight
46% (2)
Recognized by sight: If correct, then the layer of gills should be easily separated form the cap context.
16% (2)
Recognized by sight: Perhaps a more correct name for L. albissimus.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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By: Bill Sheehan (B_Sheehan)
2015-10-11 20:26:26 CDT (-0500)

Thank you, this one has been bothering me. Mats of white mycelia binding leaves also fits.

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