Leptonia fuligineomarginata

Leptonia fuligineomarginata

Cap 5-50 mm; opaque; disc and squamules violet-brown to dark reddish brown, becoming grayish red-brown, fading to dark grayish brown, the background brownish orange to orange-gray; margin becoming eroded and slightly translucent-striate at the edge. Gills seceding; subdistant to distant; white with a fuliginous to dark reddish brown margin that fades to grayish brown with a reddish tint. Stipe 15-70 mm; glabrous except pruinose to flocculose at apex, sometimes faintly appressed-fibrillose along the stipe; fuliginous to dark reddish brown, changing through reddish brown, brownish gray, reddish gray to pale gray-brown with a reddish gray tint; basal tomentum absent. Taste and odor mild to slightly fragrant or pungent. Remarks common in Pacific Northwest.
Taxonomy
KingdomFungi
DivisionBasidiomycota
ClassAgaricomycetes
OrderAgaricales
FamilyEntolomataceae
GenusLeptonia
SpeciesLeptonia fuligineomarginata