Notes:
Collector’s_Name: Joanne Schwartz
Substrate: lawn
Habitat: Under mature Liquid Amber trees, in irrigated lawn.
Host: lawn
Spore_Print: salmon tan
Smell_&_Taste: indistinct
Size: to 9cm tall X 2.7cm wide
Chem_Test: NA
Staining: none
Other: Scattered few, fruiting for five days. Significant cap striations, even very young. Expands to plane.

Species Lists

Images

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight: Salmon/tan spores, habitat
84% (1)
Used references: Molecular sequence.
56% (1)
Based on chemical features: 2020; C. Aime, Purdue: Currently, B. variicolor and B. titubans are considered synonyms. B. titubans is the older, and therefore correct, name for this species.

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

= Observer’s choice
= Current consensus

Comments

Add Comment
Not synonym for B. titubans
By: Joanne Schwartz (ExplorerDJ)
2021-12-06 17:43:19 PST (-0800)

American species; molecular phylogeny shows its not a synonym of B. titubans from Euroasia.

Likely Bolbitius variicolor
By: Joanne Schwartz (ExplorerDJ)
2020-03-06 14:30:29 PST (-0800)

DJLodge: B. variicolor Atkinson described from the USA. This collection is a a 99.7% match for AY194535, a Michigan sequence by Heather Hallen, cited in a paper by Hallen, Watling and Adams. Watling is the World’s expert on Bolbitius so I trust this.
Perhaps this name should be resurrected for the American species.

B. lacteus or coprophilus?
By: Joanne Schwartz (ExplorerDJ)
2019-08-23 16:11:09 PDT (-0700)

See MO 565 as this looks like B. coprophilus.
Probably similar to my observation MO 378361 in same area.