Observation 18799: Melanoleuca Pat.

When: 2009-02-23

Collection location: southern Tierra del Fuego, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

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Are these the same as observation 18461 by any chance?? These were clustered in a few groups in leaves in Nothofagus pumilio forest (of course!); CAP 2-4" wide, dry and smooth with no visible fibrils or streaking like in the other observation; FLESH white, solid, unchanging, no odor; GILLS very notched (see last photo), cheilocystidia visible in bright sunlight on the edges at 20x(!); STIPE about 1/2" thick, white “pruina” near top, small bulb at base; VEIL no signs of any seen; SPORE PRINT sigh…

(number 0223.3, page 193)

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melanoleuca spepeis
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2009-02-24 13:09:09 PST (-0800)

May be a variation of M.alboflavida or M. cognata