Observation 66921: Lepiota (Pers.) Gray
When: 2011-05-04
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Lepiota’s are poorly understood in this country and have never been studied so most go unnamed. So normally I avoid these but when they grow in you own back yard I felt I had little choose but to photograph them. Been found in a urban habitat may indicate the are introduced. Found in grass lawn under guava trees.

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Guava fruit are in the background the red droplets on the cap are from there jucie.
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/smacks forehead
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-05-06 15:09:11 CDT (-0400)

I either misread the location or didn’t read it at all. How continent-centric of me.

Lepiota sp.
By: Clive Shirley (myxo)
2011-05-06 02:04:52 CDT (-0400)

Hi myxomop,
I was referring to New Zealand lepiota’s I don’t think they have ever been looked at the few that have names are all cosmopolitan species or those that are also present in Australia.

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-05-05 21:33:02 CDT (-0400)

http://www.jstor.org/pss/3752459

maybe not well studied, but studied nonetheless

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