Observation 10099: Leccinum rotundifoliae (Singer) A.H. Sm., Thiers & Watling

When: 2008-08-26

Collection location: Canada [Click for map]

Who: arcticshrrom (arctic_shroom)

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By: arcticshrrom (arctic_shroom)
2008-09-05 13:33:57 CDT (-0400)

you can see greenish, blueish stain on the end of the stem

…it was the tundra-like ground cover that caught my eye…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-08-28 13:37:28 CDT (-0400)
Betula nana
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2008-08-28 12:33:18 CDT (-0400)

The host is Betula nana, seen to the right in the picture:

Possible host.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2008-08-27 19:17:14 CDT (-0400)

Ground cover: part is kinnikinnick, aka Bearberry, aka Arctostaphylos uva-ursa (I think – probably spelled wrong). Should have bright red berries. Native Americans often added it dried to make pemmican.

tricky ID. what about the darkened pore surface?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-08-27 14:57:18 CDT (-0400)
interesting groundcover. what was it growing with?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-08-26 22:57:50 CDT (-0400)

Created: 2008-08-26 22:08:13 CDT (-0400)
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