Observation 109640: Gliophorus laetus (Pers.) Herink

When: 2012-08-28

Collection location: Southwest Harbor, Maine, USA [Click for map]

Who: Nathan Wilson (nathan)

Specimen available

Cap and stipe were slightly viscid with conflicts with the description given in B, B & F which states that the cap and stalk are dry.

Proposed Names

-29% (1)
Recognized by sight: Orange cap; wide spaced, decurrent gills; long stipe; growing in moss
Used references: “Mushrooms of Northeastern North America” by Bessette, Bessette & Fischer as Hygrophorus cantharellus
61% (2)
Used references: Suggested by Irene, and after looking at a description in B,B&F it seems reasonable. I did check the odor when it was fresh which seems to be an important feature.

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By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2012-09-14 09:40:30 PDT (-0700)

Looks too pale, smooth and slimy for cantharellus, certainly.
Have you considered laeta?

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