When: 2010-08-01

Collection location: Beaver Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Bob Zuberbuhler (Bob Z)

No specimen available

A cluster of white, stalked, gilled mushrooms were found attached to underground wood in a shady area. The 2" convex caps had a central hump and were covered with cottony excrescences. The margin was thin and downturned and there were several filmy veil remnants attached to it. The gills were free or nearly free. The slender stalk had cottony bits on its surface and there was a high ring with veil remnants. The base was somewhat enlarged.


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Why Leucocoprinus cretaceus rather than cepaestipes?
By: Bob Zuberbuhler (Bob Z)
2010-08-04 19:28:05 CDT (-0400)

Could you tell my why you labeled this as Leucocoprinus cretaceus rather than L. cepaestipes? Just for my education. Thanks for your ID.