Observation 85307: Agaricales sensu lato

When: 2009-08-08

Collection location: Culpeper Co., Virginia, USA [Click for map]

38.53° 78.15°

Who: Penny Firth (pfirth)

No specimen available

Growing on ground in relatively dry ridgetop forest: oak hickory, some pine and maple.



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On second thought
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2011-12-29 13:07:59 PST (-0800)

It is striate so we are back to square one. It could be an Entoloma and it could be a lot of other genera.

Sorry no ventral photo – this was
By: Penny Firth (pfirth)
2011-12-29 10:20:10 PST (-0800)

taken 2 years ago and I have not seen the like since then. I’ll haunt the area next summer and see if it fruits again.

BTW, there is a young specimen in photo 2 – out of focus but perhaps some features of interest?

Any chance it could be a collyboid Entoloma? I’ve been poking around mushroomexpert.com to look for this.


This was a pretty large
By: Penny Firth (pfirth)
2011-12-29 09:49:03 PST (-0800)

mushroom, perhaps 9-10 cm diameter.

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