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Lepiota cepaestipes (onion stalked lepiota)


clusters of small white caps with white granular spots that brush off easily. Cap brown at center with distinct umbo. Cap is about 1 inch to 1 1/4 inch in diameter. Small stem same color as cap 2 to 3 inches tall.


In wood chips among "little brown mushrooms" in Prospect Park, Brooklyn


produced a white spore print

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ethan crenson
ethan crenson 7 years ago

Thanks Anne! I believe you're right.

anne yen
anne yen 7 years ago

the powderiness reminds me of the onion-stalked lepiota. there were some growing in a crown heights lawn just a few weeks ago, big clusters of them.

New York City, New York, USA

Lat: 40.66, Long: -73.97

Spotted on Sep 29, 2010
Submitted on Sep 30, 2010

Spotted for mission

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