When: 2011-11-15

Collection location: Thonotosassa, Florida, USA [Click for map]

Who: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)

No specimen available

Collection by Suchen, microscopy by Alan Rockefeller. The same collection as observation 82552.

Odor of the dry sample was strongly like maple syrup.

Pleurocystidia not observed. Cheilocystidia present and small.

Spores mounted in melzers.


Copyright © 2011 Josh M.K. (suchen)
Copyright © 2011 Josh M.K. (suchen)
Copyright © 2011 Josh M.K. (suchen)
Specimen (dried)
Pileus cross section 100x
Gill cross section 400x

Proposed Names

29% (1)
Based on microscopic features: Amyloid ornamented spores
Based on chemical features: Odor of maple syrup when dried
52% (1)
Based on microscopic features: Spore ornamentation
Based on chemical features: Smells strongly of maple syrup when dried

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Thanks again, Alan… maybe a very nipply Lactarius fragilis?
By: Josh M.K. (suchen)
2012-01-08 22:28:41 EST (-0500)

L. fragilis is known to be an eastern species. Perhaps this is a rather papillate local variation.