Observation 4890: Leucopaxillus laterarius (Peck) Singer & A.H. Smith

When: 2007-11-13

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

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

No specimen available

medium to large-sized mushroom, a few scattered in leaf litter in mixed woods
ST: 80×10-15mm, thickest at top, tapering to root, white, tough, not breaking, fibrous, stuffed, unchanging
CAP: ~60mm wide, convex, smooth to v min tomentose, dry, pale pink with some yellow or brownish overtones, clean, margin curls under a bit, cuticle peels a bit
FLESH: firm, tough (hard to tear), white, ~10mm thick, unchanging, mild odor, rather bitter taste
VEIL: none
GILLS: pale peachy, close, clean, unbranched, ~5mm deep
SPORE: print pale peach

Keyed out using Demystified; verified against more complete description on mushroomexpert.com. Fairly confident.



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