Observation 229889: Lepiota (Pers.) Gray

When: 2015-12-31

Collection location: Cristalino Jungle Lodge, Alta Floresta, Mato Grosso, Brazil [Click for map]

Who: Susanne Sourell (suse)

No specimen available

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After all is it brown spored? Or just a discoloring of the cap here? The conditions were very humid.

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Used references: Dra. Ana Esperanza Franco-Molano (private correspondence), who is in the process of describing this new species

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Sure looks white spored
By: Tom Bruns (pogon)
2016-01-30 23:57:37 EST (-0500)

We need to email this link to Else Vellinga – I would but my email is crapped up on this machine.

I hesitate
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2016-01-30 19:31:46 EST (-0500)

to call those markings a spore print, but it’s possible. Our own attempts to print this were unsuccessful, but the image of the underside in my most recent observation show a white dusting on the gill faces, which has me leaning toward it being white spored.

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