Observation 11444: Leucocoprinus birnbaumii (Corda) Singer

When: 2008-09-22

Collection location: East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: J. Williams (jwilliams)

No specimen available



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Surely leucocoprinus birnbaumii?
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2008-09-22 19:31:49 PDT (-0700)

It fades from pale yellow to dingy brown. I think both observations are the same thing. Should be common this time of year.

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By: J. Williams (jwilliams)
2008-09-22 16:52:32 PDT (-0700)

I thought it could be the same species as this…http://mushroomobserver.org/11448 because of the bright yellow color on the unfaded bottom of the stem.

Leucocoprinus species
By: else
2008-09-22 16:33:41 PDT (-0700)

Definitely a Leucocoprinus species, with its enlarged stipe base, the ring, the sulcate pileus and the general bell-shape of the pileus. The species is a bit harder to tell, as the original colours are not clear.

Might be
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2008-09-22 15:59:15 PDT (-0700)

Lepiota or Amanita, with the ring and scaly cap. Stem base would provide useful clues in this case.

Created: 2008-09-22 15:33:29 PDT (-0700)
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