Observation 119361: Trogia cantharelloides (Mont.) Pat.
When: 2012-12-06
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Numerous closely packed fluted and wavy edged basidiomata growing from soil in Bosque Estatal de Piñones (along Route 87 between San Juan and Loíza) in woods dominated by the She-Oak Casuarina equisetifolia. This tree is native to Australia but is naturalized in Puerto Rico. These mushrooms have beautifully colored lavender/purple gills. A very faint spore print on a glass slide looks white (but it’s hard to judge color confidently). The spores are smooth and globose with a protruding apiculus. Average size of spores was 6.2 × 5.8 microns with a Qm = 1.07. See photomicrograph.

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Thanks, you nailed it Thinker!
By: Linas Kudzma (baravykas)
2012-12-08 20:23:22 CET (+0100)

Tim Baroni even has a photo of this from very nearby:
http://www.cortland.edu/nsf/8280trog.HTML

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