Observation 10128: Laccaria ochropurpurea (Berk.) Peck

When: 2008-08-28

Collection location: near Oak Hill, West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Eddee (eddeeee)

No specimen available

This was found growing in compact sandy soil on the side of a dirt road going through a hardwood forrest. The spore print is a light lilac color tast mild. Found growing in a line. This is a very large Laccaria.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:04:00 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Oak Hill area Fayette Co. West Vriginia.’ to ‘near Oak Hill, West Virginia, USA’


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88% (4)
Recognized by sight: Im an familare of Laccaria n Califoornia this is the only one of this size so it probly is this. Spore print Light Lilac
Used references: David Aurora Muahrooms Dymystifyed. MushroomExpert.com
Based on microscopic features: spores 9 microns round and spiny.

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Created: 2008-08-28 15:26:41 PDT (-0700)
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