Observation 44844: Inocybe violaceocaulis Matheny & Bougher

When: 2009-06-08

Collection location: Lake McKenzie, Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia [Click for map]

Who: Roy Halling (royh)

Specimen available

Images and a specimen were examined by one of the describing authors (Brandon Matheny). He also pointed me to the original paper listed here. For his expertise, I am grateful.

Recently documented by Pam Catcheside & Tom May (Fungimap Newsletter 40) as occurring in South Australia as well.

Specimens in BRI & NY (REH 9202).

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Slightly manipulated in situ.

Proposed Names

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Used references: Matheny, P.B. & Bougher, N.L. 2005. A new violet species of Inocybe (Agaricales) from urban and rural landscapes in Western Australia. Australasian Mycologist 24: 7-12.

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Eyes3 = Current consensus


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lovely Inocybe!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-04-28 16:54:47 PDT (-0700)

not too many Inocybes that you can call lovely, either, not to mention ID to species…;)

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