Observation 74800: Omphalotus illudens (Schwein.) Bresinsky & Besl

When: 2011-08-28

Collection location: Hershey, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: James V. Gallagher IV (lbjvg)

No specimen available

Found on lawn the day hurricane Irene was passing through. Growing in clusters apparently on ground but also possibly on buried roots. Gills – knife edged, non branching, decurrent, crowded, brightly colored. Did not observe glow in the dark phenomenon.

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Used references: Russell, Bill “Field Guide to Wild Mushrooms of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic”

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