No Common Name Melanoleuca alboflavida (Peck) Murrill    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Agaricales   >   Family Tricholomataceae   >   Genus Melanoleuca   

Description:

Cap: Yellowish-brown to yellowish-white with low, darker umbo; smooth; convex to nearly flat/slightly depressed center; white flesh. Gills: Whitish/pinkish, crowded. Stalk: Whitish; longitudinally grooved with dark fibers; may be slightly twisted; tapers up slightly (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Solitary, scattered, groups on ground in hardwood/mixed forests (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 2 records in the project database.

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A Melanoleuca alboflavida (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/11/2008). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Melanoleuca alboflavida in Howard Co., Maryland (8/11/2008). Side view of fruiting body showing gills and stalk Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Melanoleuca alboflavida spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (8/11/2008). Elliptical, finely warty; measured 7.0-8.3 X 4.8-5.6 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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