Observation 10253: Lepiota (Pers.) Gray

When: 2008-08-31

Collection location: Madison Heights, Pasadena, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

tiny mushroom, several scattered in small clusters, collected in moist shaded lawn at midday
ST: 10-12 × 1.5-2.0 mm, white, wispy brown fibrils below veil like on cap, young stems with yellowish droplets, white and smooth above veil
CAP: 7-15 mm, convex to plane, minutely umbonate in age, white with conspicuous brown wispy fibrils, thin cottony cuticle (hymeniform)
VEIL: partial, superior skirt-like ring
GILLS: white, free
SPORE: print white, smooth, ellip, big oil drop, 6.0+/-0.5 × 4.4+/-0.2 µm (Q=1.3) (N=15)


Taken under dissecting microscope, at 10×.
Spores, in KOH, at 1000×.

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