Clustered Clitocybe Lepista subconnexa (Murrill) Harmaja  Synonyms: Clitocybe subconnexa.

Status:

Found in clusters on the ground in hardwood forests.

Description:

Cap: White, dry, smooth; broadly convex, flattened, depressed disc in age; inrolled margin may become ridged in age; flesh white. Gills: Whitish to pale pinkish-buff in age; crowded. Stalk: White or like cap, bruises gray or light brown, smooth, cottony at base; equal or tapers up (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 5 records in the project database.

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Clustered Clitocybe (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/22/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Clustered Clitocybe (gills) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/22/2009). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Clustered Clitocybe in Howard Co., Maryland (10/17/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Clustered Clitocybe specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (9/22/2009). Elliptical, minutely roughened; measured 5.5-6.3 X 3.6-4.2 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Spores from Clustered Clitocybe in Howard Co., Maryland (10/17/2016).Ellopsoid, minutely roughened; measured 5.1-5.9 X 3.0-3.6 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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