Observation 117731: Xeromphalina cauticinalis subsp. pubescentipes Redhead

When: 2012-11-23

Collection location: East Lakeshore Trails, Greenback, Loudon Co., Tennessee, USA [Click for map]

35.6695° -84.2385° 259m

Who: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)

Specimen available

Notes:
On well decayed conifer wood. Does not look anything like what I’ve called X. campanella in the past: http://mushroomobserver.org/96493?q=rvYU


CCB135

Images

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The “russet tuft” at the base of the stripe common to many species of Xeromphalina
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Proposed Names

34% (2)
Eye3
Recognized by sight: Terrible taste; bright purplish-violet pileus trama in KOH; spore of correct size and shape

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Comments

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lots of variation
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2012-11-23 22:22:30 -02 (-0200)

on photos of X. campanella on MO. Maybe the cool late season might be a factor…

Interesting suggestion
By: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)
2012-11-23 22:11:56 -02 (-0200)

I had not considered Micromphale I guess because the margin did not look “pleated” or striate enough, but yes the odor is not distinctive.

Looks like…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-11-23 21:39:13 -02 (-0200)

Micromphale foetidum may be considered. But I figure you would have sniffed out this species name, if it applied.

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