Observation 63019: Lepiota elaiophylla Vellinga & Huijser

When: 1988-09-01

Collection location: Gagnef, Dalarna, Sweden [Click for map]

Who: Irene Andersson (irenea)

No specimen available

Photo: Ingemar Andersson

Sorry about the fuzzy picture, but when I saw obs 54442, it looked like the same beautiful yellow mushroom, and I wanted to add this too. I don’t remember the date exactly.
This was growing indoors, in a flower-pot, and brought by someone to an exhibition. Lepiota xanthophylla was the closest name I could find then.
I wish I knew what kind of plant it was in that pot..

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Thanks, Else and Walt!
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2011-02-04 02:43:25 CST (-0500)

I have suspected that there could be some look-alikes!

Our intention back then was to send it to a herbarium, but it must have got lost somewhere, so it’s not possible to check any details anymore.

By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2011-02-03 19:33:55 CST (-0500)

Else is co author of this species which is good enough for me.

Lepiota elaiophylla
By: else
2011-02-03 17:30:41 CST (-0500)

The European yellow flowerpot Lepiota (Lepiota in the strict sense) is different than the species found in the wild, called L. xanthophylla.
I cannot see the specimens and the colours very well, but judging from the habitat, it is probably Lepiota elaiophylla. A short description is in Flora agaricina neerlandica 5.

Yeah, I noticed
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2011-02-02 13:30:28 CST (-0500)

but I don’t know why.. I’ve replaced it now.

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2011-02-02 13:20:03 CST (-0500)

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