Observation 29915: Melanoleuca cognata (Fr.) Konrad & Maubl.

When: 2009-11-21

Collection location: Jackson Demonstration State Forest, Mendocino Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Kenan (celtikman25)

No specimen available

November 21, 2009 this collection was found growing in the ground. When I returned to class two days later I keyed it out to Melanoleuca cognata based on its large size, whitish gills, brown cap and huge cystidia.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:07:03 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘U.S.A., California, Mendocino Co., Jackson State Forest’ to ‘Jackson State Forest, Mendocino Co., California, USA


Proposed Names

72% (2)
Used references: Mykoweb.com and Mushrooms Demystified
Based on microscopic features: Huge “harpoon” lamellar cystidia

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