Observation 29830: Chlorophyllum brunneum (Farl. & Burt) Vellinga


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Dextrinoid spores
The interior of the stipe stains orange when cut.

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Recognized by sight: White-spored, volva absent, annulus present, gills free, cap is dry, stipe is 1-1.5 cm. thick, scales on cap are brown and do not rub off easily, cap smooth when young but breaks up into brown scales, stipe is 5-10 cm. long, stalk interior stains orange then red then brown when cut.
Used references: I also used the keys in “Mushrooms Demystified” and Dr. Else Vellinga confirmed my identification.
Based on microscopic features: It has dextrinoid spores.

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Created: 2009-12-08 12:44:46 PST (-0800)
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