Observation 68155: Parasola leiocephala (P.D. Orton) Redhead, Vilgalys & Hopple

When: 2011-05-25

Collection location: Randall Museum, 199 Museum Way, San Francisco, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Adam Singer (adam)

No specimen available

Found in grass/lawn area near the museum. Specimens found are a close match to the Mykoweb description, and spore shapes point towards P. leiocephala instead of P. plicatilus.

Reference used is here: Parasola_leiocephala.html



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Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: With help from Fred Stevens
Based on microscopic features: Mykoweb spore description: heart shaped spores in face-view; elliptical with germ pore in profile; hilar appendage conspicuous.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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