When: 2008-07-02

Collection location: Wachusett Mountain State Reservation, Princeton, Massachusetts, USA [Click for map]

Who: Brian Seitzman

Specimen available

Because the stipe is white and the base of the stipe brown in these specimens, some authorities identify this as P. leoninus. Others claim that the latter species is European in geography. I’ll be a lumper today and call it P. admirabilis.


Proposed Names

-21% (2)
Recognized by sight
Based on microscopic features: Spores and cystidia conform to previous reports.
45% (2)
Recognized by sight: What size was the cap diameter?

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