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Observation 7603: Clitocybe nuda group


Copyright © 2008 Ian Dodd
This fungi was extremly fragile in cap and stem. The cap had a silky\satin\pearle surface lustre. Gills were fairly close with pink tinge extending from stem to rim of cap. No spore print was done, and no noticeable aroma. The fungi was located near to the base of a well established tallow wood tre...

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Recognized by sight: Lepista tarda is a name from Massachusetts, USA and given how large this group is, the chance that it also occurs in Australia is slim. Most members of this species complex remain undescribed.

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Fungi ID attn Debbie

Lepista tarda (Peck) Murrill (7603) ID
walt sturgeon (Mycowalt), Walts 1st image looks very much like what I have photographed.

thanks Ian.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2019-05-02 07:46:26 PDT (-0700)

I am about to give a talk in NZ and was tracking down confirmed obsies of this sp. in Australasia. I found two more to the south and west of you, too.


Both were directly at the base of a Tallow wood tree (live), but shallow rooted in the soil. They were easily removed and not directly attached to wood. I was unable to photograph them in their natural state and placed them above the area where found.

on the ground or on wood?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2019-05-01 13:00:20 PDT (-0700)

Many thanks for the ID on these fungi. I found these some time ago and no-one has attempted to give them a name. I am looking through the species now. kk