Gunpowder Lepidella Amanita onusta (Howe) P. A. Saccardo  

Status:

Found single or scattered on ground in oak-hickory forests.

Description:

Cap: Dingy white/gray; convex to slightly depressed, covered with gray warts; margin usually with veil fragments; flesh whitish to pale gray. Gills: white, crowded. Stalk: White above, grayer below with concentric scales near base; white delicate ring is often missing; spindle-shaped bulb (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 9 records in the project database.

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A Gunpowder Lepidella (cap) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/19/2011). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Gunpowder Lepidella in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/27/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

A Gunpowder Lepidella in Howard Co., Maryland (7/19/2011). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Gunpowder Lepidella (gills and ring) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/19/2011). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Gunpowder Lepidella in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/27/2018). Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Gunpowder Lepidella specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (7/19/2011). Broadly elipsoid, smooth; measured 9.2-9.6 X 5.4-6.6 microms. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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