Observation 301660: Clitocybe tarda Peck

Observed in lawn in suburban neighborhood on insular tropical upland plateau. Numerous creamy white mushrooms of various sizes and shapes in half fairy ring. Cap diameters varied from 20 – 120 mm. Cap shapes varied from convex through sunken and smooth, ribbed, to grossly upturned in the largest individuals. Margins slightly wrinkled and curled inward in all but smallest individuals. Stems even to club-shaped, with striations, average length 50 mm and diameter 8 mm. No ring remnants noted. Gills creamy white except brown in largest individuals, close, adnexed.


View of cap of collected individual.
View of gills of collected individual.
View of stem of collected individual.
Overview of area.
Individuals with upturned margins at left and right of image.
Close up of largest individual. Cap diameter ~ 120 mm.

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Created: 2017-12-06 13:30:27 CST (-0500)
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