Observation 48576: Melanoleuca cognata (Fr.) Konrad & Maubl.

When: 2010-07-15

Collection location: Caspar, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ryane Snow (snowman)

No specimen available


[admin – Thu Feb 10 03:26:00 +0000 2011]: Changed location name from ‘Caspar, California, USA’ to ‘Caspar, Mendocino Co., California, USA

Proposed Names

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Used references: Trudell and Ammirati, Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest, p.114 – large size of caps is indicative; found on roadside in grass
Based on microscopic features: spores white, amyloid

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More details on spores?
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2010-07-15 14:49:00 CDT (-0400)

Did you get a photo of the spores, or more details? There should be only amyloid warts on the spores, but that is pretty distinctive.

I always think it would be good to get more details on Melanoleuca in CA, they are so poorly understood…

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