Observation 241155: Laccaria Berk. & Broome

When: 2016-06-06

Collection location: Hunlock Creek, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

Specimen available

On a path under white pine; area which produces lots of L. laccata.

This solitary mushroom is larger and more robust than then typical L. laccata. Cap diameter about 2 inches.

Spores are a bit smaller than reported for laccata, 6.5-7 × 6-7.


Add 17% to micrometer.

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Recognized by sight
29% (1)
Based on microscopic features: Spores warty, globose to subglobose.

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