Observation 22247: Laccaria proxima (Boud.) Pat. var. proxima

When: 2009-06-16

Collection location: North Side Duncun Branch Rd., Summers Co., West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Eddee (eddeeee)

No specimen available

Found growing under Red pine and mixed hardwoods. Looks similar to Laccaria laccata but spores or elliptical not round. I noticed that Leccaria Lacata has more ornamentation than those of the described species here.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:03:53 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘North Side Duncun Branch Road Summers. Co West Virginia’ to ‘North Side Duncun Branch Rd., Summers Co., West Virginia, USA



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Recognized by sight: Found growing under Red Pine.
Used references: Mushroomexpert.com
Based on microscopic features: spores elliptical with ornamentation spines about 7 microns spore print white

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