Observation 47270: Melanoleuca Pat.

When: 2010-06-21

Collection location: Walking Iron Park, Dane Co., Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: Steve Nelsen (sfnelsen)

No specimen available

Caps to 3.5 cm, stem to 7×0.5 cm, bulb at base. Growing in grass

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:07:26 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Walking Iron Park, Dane Co. WI, USA’ to ‘Walking Iron Park, Dane Co., Wisconsin, USA


Copyright © 2010 Stephen F. Nelsen

Proposed Names

74% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Based on microscopic features: spores ca. 7 microns
Based on chemical features: spores have amyloid warts
20% (2)
Recognized by sight: color is similar but stature isn’t, Melanoleuca alboflavida is a stockier mushroom

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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Never seen it
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2010-06-21 14:17:58 CDT (-0500)

Its not common.

Thin whitestem tan Melanoleuca in grass
By: Steve Nelsen (sfnelsen)
2010-06-21 14:17:11 CDT (-0500)

If anybody recognizes this species, I would greatly appreciate a plausible name for it. Photo was taken 6/16/2010

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