Notes: These were growing on the ground among mixed conifers @ ~ 3800 ft.
Caps up to 8.5 cm across.
Taste was mild to sl. farinaceous.
The teeth were whitish with a pinkish tint and up to ~ 2mm long.
Spores were brownish and ~ 6.0-7.1 X 5.8-6.3 microns, and nearly round but with prominent angles and rounded warts.
The “trial field key to Sarcodon in the Pacific Northwest” seemed to lead to Sarcodon rimosus but spores were a little too large and not all the colors match up.
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and it does seem that the higher NW elevations yield some interesting species.
These are available for anyone to study in more detail should anyone feel the urge.
I have a growing interest in west coast Sarcodon, this one is really different, thanks Ron.
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