Observation 83970: Lepista (Fr.) W.G. Sm.

When: 2011-11-24

Collection location: Ridgewood Park, San Diego Co, California, USA [Click for map]

38.502° 41.212°

Who: Michal (spinningkitty)

Specimen available

Specimen at UC Berkeley with Prof. Tom Bruns

Proposed Names

72% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: White-buff spore print, no latex, Russula look-alike but different features.
Used references: Else at UC Berkeley helped with identification, Arora book.
Based on microscopic features: no cystidium on gill trama

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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That’s because they are Lepista spores, please don’t vote down…
By: Michal (spinningkitty)
2011-12-03 01:39:25 PST (-0800)

Non-microscopic features looked like Russula/Lactarius before proper identification.

By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2011-12-03 01:30:14 PST (-0800)

Those don’t look like Lactarius spores.

Created: 2011-12-03 00:57:12 PST (-0800)
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