Please do not re-click a link while waiting for a page to load. (It’s slower and degrades site speed for all users.)
To get images for machine learning, see MO Images for Machine Learning


When: 2007-12-01

Collection location: Cabin Cove, Haywood Co., North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

No specimen available

small mushroom, single, in moss and pine debris in opening in pine forest
ST: ~30×5mm, cap-colored, min scurfy, whitish (not lilac) thin fuzz at base
CAP: ~20mm wide, flat-topped w margs broadly curled under, dk salmon-orange, scurfy, dull
VEIL: none
GILL: pinkish to salmon, sl decur, thick, dist, shallow, some forked
SPORE: failed to get print

Used key at Gregory Mueller’s site which suggests either L. laccata or L. proxima (non-striate and non-violet). These are primarily distinguished microscopically, but it mentions that L. proxima is more often scaly, which is how I would describe mine.

Species Lists


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

= Observer’s choice
= Current consensus


Add Comment
No one has commented yet.