Observation 221675: Hymenopellis
When: 2015-10-25
No herbarium specimen

Notes: A solitary specimen fruiting in grass adjacent to rotting tree stump, presumably on buried roots. White spore print.

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Greasy, puckered 7 cm. cap
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3 cm. tap root at base of 13.5 cm. stipe.
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Brown areas on stipe develop into chevron-like markings in maturity.

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Thanks, for reminding me of the new genus, Walt.
By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2015-11-07 09:05:12 PST (-0800)

You always keep me on my toes and I am grateful for that. I do believe the species is furfuracea based on the distinctive snake skin or chevron-like pattern that develops on the stipe with maturity and the “greasy”, puckered surface of the cap (Kuo).

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