Observation 71359: Lepiota clypeolaria (Bull.) P. Kumm.
When: 2011-07-11
No herbarium specimen

Notes: I saw this last year in nearly the same place, cap surface yellow broken patches, moist. fuzzy stipe and margin, gills at margin crinkled in same way as Macrolepiota prominens.

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By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-02-27 18:53:40 CST (-0600)

Thanks so much. I have seen this two years running. Now that I have a microscope, I should be able to get an answer on the ID. I will check the spores!

http://mushroomobserver.org/image/show_image/201179?obs=82788&q=Bzch

probably L. clypeolaria, but spore details needed
By: else
2012-02-27 15:55:36 CST (-0600)

The colours of the pileus are much more typical for L. clypeolaria than for L. magnispora (which has a dark centre). But, the spores really tell them apart much easier: with a belly and a straight back in L. magnispora, and a rounded back in L. clypeolaria.

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