Observation 30668: Lepiota castanea auct.

When: 2009-12-20

Collection location: Caspar, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ryane Snow (snowman)

No specimen available


[admin – Thu Feb 10 03:25:58 +0000 2011]: Changed location name from ‘Caspar, California, USA’ to ‘Caspar, Mendocino Co., California, USA



Proposed Names

-83% (3)
Used references: MD p.303; cap with brown scales that rub off; also brown scales on stipe; found in coastal mixed conifer forest <1/2 mile inland
75% (3)
Recognized by sight: see observation #30743.

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Eyes3 = Current consensus


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L. castanea confirmed
By: Ryane Snow (snowman)
2009-12-21 23:19:08 CST (-0500)

examination of the spores showed that they are bullet-shaped and 9-12 × 4 microns, which are too large for L. eriophora and are consistant with L. castanea

Created: 2009-12-20 20:27:35 CST (-0500)
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