Observation 19081: Leucocoprinus fragilissimus (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Pat.

When: 2009-02-25

Collection location: Auckland, New Zealand [Click for map]

Who: Michael W (Michael Wallace)

Specimen available

Notes:
Fruiting on soil under tree ferns in native New Zealand forest.

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Spores. Scale divisions=2.5microns.

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beautiful material and spore photo!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-03-04 10:31:45 -05 (-0500)

this species was first described from the American SE, but appears to be pan-tropical in distribution according to Roy Halling.

check out Roy’s spore shot, with those lemon-shaped spores in lemon yellow, and with their cool hyaline caps covering the apical germ pore!

http://www.nybg.org/bsci/res/hall/fragile.html

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