Observation 106781: Pluteus americanus (P. Banerjee & Sundb.) Justo, E.F. Malysheva & Minnis

When: 2012-08-20

Collection location: Ricketts Glen State Park, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

Specimen available

The stipe base on this small non-striate capped Pluteus began to stain bluish after a few minutes upon collection. A few hours later, the stipe base and cap margin had stained prominently blue (3rd and 4th photos). The middle of the cap surface also showed some blue.

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Recognized by sight: See comments.
Based on microscopic features: Spores are broadly elliptical.

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