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 Add this item to the list   Leptonia abnormis Peck n. sp.
   
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Remarks (internal):This species is peculiar in its glabrous pileus and broad shallow umbilicus. This is likened by Mr. Morris to the concavity of a kid-glove fastener. 
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Description:Leptonia abnormis Peck n. sp.
Pileus thin convex, broadly umbilicate, glabrous, hygrophanous, blackish brown, shining and obscurely striatulate on the margin when moist, dark grayish brown when the moisture has escaped, flesh colored like the pileus; lamellae broad, subdistant, slightly rounded behind, adnexed, pinkish or pale flesh color when mature ; stem equal, glabrous, hollow, whitish; spores broadly elliptic or subglobose, 6-7 µm long, 5-6 µm broad.
Pileus 2-2.5 cm. broad ; stem about 2.5 cm. long, 2 mm. thick.
Ellis; Massachusetts. November. G. E. Morris.
 
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