Observation 817: Lepiota castanescens Murrill

When: 2006-10-14

Collection location: Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Darvin DeShazer (darv)

No specimen available

Bruises reddish orange on cap, gills and stalk. Cap and stalk then slowly change to brownish and the gills fade back to white!

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Used references: From Else Vellinga: I think that your L. roseifolia collection from 14 Oct 2006 from Point Reyes is also L. castanescens – the kind of pink is just not quite right for L. roseifolia. the fact that they did not turn dark in the end is also not right.

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