Mushroom Observer
Catalog #: MUOB 48478
Taxon: Leucocoprinus cepistipes (Sowerby) Pat.
Family: Agaricaceae
Collector: damon brunette   MUOB 48478   
Date: 2010-07-12
Verbatim Date: 2010-7-12
Locality: United States, New York, Westchester, Cranberry Lake
41.1949  -73.6462
Description: Original observation #48478 (Mushroom Observer)
Occurrence Remarks: Found in a pile of woodchips where there has not been rain in 2 weeks. This mushroom enjoys heat! The cap is striate at the margin, light brown in the center,-developing scales with age. The gills are very crowded white, pink hued with dried out ones. The stalk is fragile and has a stipe, though some specimans were lacking one. Fungi of Switz has it listed as Leucocoprinus cepistipes.
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Rights Holder: MO Observers
Record Id: 5f6007f3-b52a-4ce9-95b4-00dc84993671
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Nathan Wilson (
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