Lacrymaria lacrymabunda

Lacrymaria lacrymabunda is a species of fungus in the family Psathyrellaceae. It is found in North America, Central America, Europe, northern Asia, and New Zealand, where it grows on disturbed ground in woodland, gardens, and parks. Although it is sometimes listed as an edible species, some individuals report developing stomach upset after eating it.[2]

Lacrymaria lacrymabunda
Lacrymaria lacrymabunda (Bull.) Pat 173183 crop.jpg
Scientific classification
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L. lacrymabunda
Binomial name
Lacrymaria lacrymabunda
(Bull.) Pat. (1887)
Synonyms[1]
  • Agaricus lacrymabundus Bull. (1785)
  • Lacrymaria velutina (Pers.) Konrad & Maubl. (1925)
  • Psathyrella velutina (Pers.) Singer (1949)
Lacrymaria lacrymabunda
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gills on hymenium
cap is campanulate
hymenium is adnate
stipe is bare
spore print is black
ecology is saprotrophic
edibility: not recommended

It has jet black, heavily ornamented spores and a fragile, brittle consistency.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Synonymy: Lacrymaria Pat". Species Fungorum. CAB International. Retrieved 2014-07-13.
  2. ^ Roberts P, Evans S. (2011). The Book of Fungi. Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press. p. 181. ISBN 978-0-226-72117-0.

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