Observation 163353: Lepiota eriophora Peck

Growing from under a branch on the ground in mixed woods.
Cap 4.7 cm across.
Spore print white and spores dextrinoid.
Spores ~ 4.1-5.4 X 2.8-3.1 microns, ellipsoid to oblong(Q ave = 1.61).
Did not see any Pleurocystidia. Possibly a few smallish Cheilocystidia of varying shapes(see photos).
Don’t see many local reports of this species but Arora says it is “occasional”.


Spores in Melzers @ 1000X.
Cheilocystidia(?) in Congo red @ 1000X.
Cheilocystidia(?) in Congo red @ 1000X.

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