Observation 223393: Lepista nuda (Bull.) Cooke

When: 2015-11-18

Collection location: Ventura Park, Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)

No specimen available

Cap is reddish, 3-4 inches across, with purple-pink blush on cap. Inrolled cap edge, with pale purple young gills, purple-white thick stipe.

Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight: Has cap, gills, and stipe.
57% (1)
Recognized by sight: Purple in gills and stipe.
90% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: And have eaten same several times.
Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified. Thick stipe and cap context, a fine meaty mushroom for me.

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Eyes3 = Current consensus


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Thank you
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2015-11-19 15:56:33 CST (-0500)

Judi T. Larger Lepista with the purple highlights show up well.

Nice photo, Dan!
By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2015-11-19 14:59:08 CST (-0500)

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