Observation 357397: Clitocybe tarda Peck

When: 2018-10-17

Collection location: Charlotte, North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

35.1956°N 80.7212°W 224m [Click for map]

Who: JavaJoust

No specimen available

Originally identified as Lepista Tarda. Not sure yet what I think. Spores white to pinkish. Stipe is not brittle. Originally found others at location in July, 2018. Gill spacing / attachment has me curious. Kuo key was not so helpful.


Proposed Names

28% (1)
Used references: Kuo Key
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: L. tarda can be pale or quite purple. See comment.
Used references: obs 149951
57% (1)
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Thanks Dave.
By: JavaJoust
2019-01-31 09:29:11 IST (+0530)
Photos of the entire fruit bodies…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2019-01-31 06:38:05 IST (+0530)

are always helpful. I don’t think these are Laccaria amethystina; but maybe this should be considered?