Observation 98812: Neolentinus lepideus (Fr.) Redhead & Ginns

When: 2012-06-25

Collection location: Lofton Creek Outpost, Fernandina Beach, Florida, USA [Click for map]

Who: Hilary Hart (Hilary)

No specimen available

Cap: White with concentric brown scales, convex, slightly depressed center. Size of cap: 6 1/2 cm and 5 cm. No visible bruising. Slightly inrolled margin.

Stem: Same coloration as cap, scabrous, central or slightly eccentric attachment to cap. Tough/leathery. 5cm long, 1 cm wide. Can’t distinguish ring or ring zone from scabrous stalk. Brownish bruising.

Gills: Subdecurrent, slightly serrate, close, white. No visible bruising.

Base: Slightly tapered, simple, no volval remnants. Attached to the base of its twin.

Habitat: Growing on a decayed log in a mixed hardwood/conifer forest, in northern Florida.

Spore print: White.

Odor: Unpleasant.


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White spore print

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Thanks, Hilary
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-04-23 22:12:34 CDT (-0500)
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-04-23 20:39:30 CDT (-0500)

Please update the location of the observation (Jacksonville, Florida, USA)

Hi there,
By: Hilary Hart (Hilary)
2013-04-23 20:34:20 CDT (-0500)

these were found just north of Jacksonville.

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-04-23 18:03:54 CDT (-0500)

what part of Florida were these in?

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