When: 2015-05-31

Collection location: West St. Louis Co., Missouri, USA [Click for map]

Who: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)

No specimen available

Notes:
A few scattered in grass on subdivision common ground. Please see photo captions for description. Obtained dark purple-brown/blackish spore print.

Images

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Persistant, distinct striate, grooved ring; fibrillose below ring
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Creamy cap darkens to light buff in age
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Light purple-gray gills darken to purple-black with age.
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Veil remnants on cap margin
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White rhizomorphs at stem base

Proposed Names

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Used references: Arora’s MD, Kuo’s “Mushrooms of the Midwest”, Phillips’ “Mushrooms and Other Fungi of North America”, MO observations #’s 121269 and 101916

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