Observation 3145: Lepiota castanescens Murrill

When: 2003-11-25

Collection location: Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

No specimen available

ID’d by Else Vellinga. Unusually long stem at about 22.5 cm. This specimen was growing in loose disturbed ground.
In a recent article in Mycotaxon(Jan-Mar 2008 pp97-108), Else Vellinga and Walter Sundberg have named this specimen Lepiota castanescens.

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Used references: Mycotaxon Vol 103, pp97-108 Jan.- Mar. 2008

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