Name: Lepiota castaneidisca Murrill
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First person to use this name on MO: Nathan Wilson
Editors: Michael Wood


Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Lepiota castaneidisca

Author: Murrill

Citation: Mycologia 4: 232. 1912.

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Lepiota castaneidisca is common in the San Francisco Bay Area, where it has long been mis-identified as Lepiota crista. Lepiota castaneidisca is probably a California endemic species, whereas Lepiota cristata is widespread in the Northern Hemisphere.

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Created: 2007-06-19 02:42:21 CDT (-0400) by Nathan Wilson (nathan)
Last modified: 2007-08-05 19:38:27 CDT (-0400) by Michael Wood (mykoweb)
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