Observation 99460: Macrocybe titans (H.E. Bigelow & Kimbr.) Pegler, Lodge & Nakasone
When: 2012-07-07
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found by Jay Young, brought to the Gulf States Mycological Society foray.

The large cap was 76 cm across…

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By: Drew Parker (mycotrope)
2012-07-08 08:36:37 PDT (-0700)

not so strange considering what evolution is capable of producing with closely related morphologies, but a diverse group of characters nonetheless.

why strange?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-07-08 08:02:57 PDT (-0700)

those Catathelasma can be pretty ginormous, too!

Strangely enough
By: Drew Parker (mycotrope)
2012-07-07 22:10:43 PDT (-0700)

It’s a member of the Catathelasma clade, which otherwise consists of Catathelasma, Callistosporium, Pleurocollybia, and Cleistocybe.

apparently common in Florida…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-07-07 19:01:27 PDT (-0700)

but exciting to the rest of us.

By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-07-07 18:10:03 PDT (-0700)

Index Fungorum lists this as a member of Tricholomataceae


I thought it might be a Stropharia…,

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