Observation 99460: Macrocybe titans (H.E. Bigelow & Kimbr.) Pegler, Lodge & Nakasone

When: 2012-07-07

Collection location: Tallahassee, Florida, USA [Click for map]

Who: Noah Siegel (Noah)

No specimen available

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 17:36:37 CEST (+0200)

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 17:02:57 CEST (+0200)

those Catathelasma can be pretty ginormous, too!

Strangely enough
By: Drew Parker (mycotrope)
2012-07-08 07:10:43 CEST (+0200)

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)
2012-07-08 04:01:27 CEST (+0200)

but exciting to the rest of us.

By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-07-08 03:10:03 CEST (+0200)

Index Fungorum lists this as a member of Tricholomataceae


I thought it might be a Stropharia…,

Created: 2012-07-08 00:21:14 CEST (+0200)
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