Observation 61007: Lepista irina (Fr.) H.E. Bigelow
When: 2010-11-26
Who: Amorosa
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Two specimens were found in grass on the side of a trail. Underside of one and cap of the other is shown. Could not collect, so spore color is unknown.

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: growth in grass and general appearance fit, and I see no purple hues (an argument against L. nuda)

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By: Amorosa
2010-12-19 14:36:46 PST (-0800)

I know that Clitocybe nuda can fade, but I don’t recall seeing any purpleish tones if that helps. I also can’t remark on the scent, sorry.

By: Byrain
2010-12-19 03:33:56 PST (-0800)

Perhaps Clitocybe brunneocephala or C. olesonii which seem to differ on smell. Brunneocephala smelling pleasant and fragrant, olesonii smells pungent or unpleasant (According to Mushrooms Demystified), I have only found the former though.

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