Observation 67057: Megacollybia rodmani f. murina R.H. Petersen & K.W. Hughes

When: 2011-05-06

Collection location: Eagle Point Nature Preserve, Salisbury, North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Matt Sherman (Shermanii)

Specimen available

Growing from the base of a partially dead hardwood, in mixed forest.

9.7-10cm broad

They appeared to be Free (but possibly some-what attached), rough edges

8.5-11cm long, 1.5-1.6cm wide at the apex, 2.3-2.7cm wide at the base

Proposed Names

85% (1)
Recognized by sight: Looks like a Pluteus but has white spores
Based on microscopic features: Cheilocystidia abundant and clavata

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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By: Matt Sherman (Shermanii)
2011-05-12 19:43:07 MDT (-0600)

I think that it is the cheilocystidia “projecting” in f. murina as opposed to “not projecting” in f. rodmani.

I read it on http://www.mushroomexpert.com/megacollybia_rodmani.html

I think the name fits, but I could be wrong.
If you disagree, feel free to correct me.

By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2011-05-12 16:48:37 MDT (-0600)

What separates f. murina?

looks good
By: Jimmie Veitch (jimmiev)
2011-05-07 19:18:11 MDT (-0600)

but try M. rodmani for US material

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