Observation 64103: Leratiomyces percevalii (Berk. & Broome) Bridge & Spooner

When: 2011-03-05

Collection location: Felicita Park, Escondido, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: giantallium

No specimen available

- No annulus
- stalk doesn’t break cleanly
- Growing on leaf litter in ground in grassy area
- Adnate gill attachment
- Cap not viscid when touched with wet finger
- Stalk not viscid when touched with wet finger
- Black spore print

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Thank you!
By: giantallium
2011-03-09 23:49:43 CST (-0600)
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2011-03-06 01:11:54 CST (-0600)

Bridge, P. D., B. M. Spooner, R. E. Beever & D. -C. Park (2008). Taxonomy of the fungus commonly known as Stropharia aurantiaca, with new combinations in Leratiomyces. Mycotaxon 103: 109-121.
Online here:

How do you distinguish
By: giantallium
2011-03-05 23:56:42 CST (-0600)

between Stropharia and Leratiomyces? Also Mushroom’s Demystified doesn’t reference Leratiomyces. Is there a good reference for this Genus?


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