Vouchers

 

VOUCHER INFORMATION
Name: Pholiota limonella
Authority: (Peck, 1879) Saccardo, 1887
Vouchered by: Brad Bomanz
Date found: 9/28/2012
Synonyms:
Collected by: Brad Bomanz
Voucher ID: 145
 Confirming Mycologist: Dr. Andrew Methven
 
LOCATION
Latitude: 036.979 N
Longitude: 090.189 W
City: Puxico
County: Wayne/Stoddard
State: Missouri
Site location: Mingo National Wildlife Refuge
 
ENVIRONMENT
Habitat: bottomland - forest
Moisture conditions: moist
Substrate: wood - live
 
IDENTIFYING DOCUMENT
Reference document: Mushrooms Demystified - 1979
Author:David Arora
ISBN No: 0-89815-912-3
Page no:391
 
SPORE DESCRIPTION
Spore length: 7.5 - 6.0 microns
Spore width: 5.0 - 4.5 microns
Spore color: light brownish
Spore texture: smooth with and apical pore
Spore shape: elliptical
Spore print color: brown
Chemical reaction: n/d
 
What seperated this Pholiota limonella from Pholiota aurivella was the spore size. After close examination by Dr. Methven in 2015 (see annotation above) combined with the 2015 DNA analysis, confirmed that this specimen is Pholiota limonella. For further information on this species, not this exact specimen, go to Michael Kuo's website: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/pholiota_limonella.html

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