Observation 8576: Lepiota thiersii Sundberg

When: 2008-07-20

Collection location: Highlands, North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)

Specimen available

At Chez Viess-Rust herbarium. This cool little lep was IDed (and named!)by Walt Sundberg, and scoped by yours truly…it had round spores and globose cells on its pilipellis, and was scoped by this observer at the suggestion of Dr. Sundberg. Hauntingly familiar latin name, too…



Proposed Names

62% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: At least Walt Sundberg did.
Based on microscopic features: Globose spores, globose cells on the epithelium.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
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By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2008-07-31 18:55:47 CDT (-0400)

I’ve never seen a photo of this one. Please post more if you have them.

Created: 2008-07-31 17:27:58 CDT (-0400)
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