Observation 120136: Laccaria laccata (Scop.) Cooke

When: 2012-12-16

Collection location: North Bend, Coos Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Laurel (algoressister)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

53% (4)
Recognized by sight
56% (1)
Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified. Miller, Mushrooms in Color. Laccaria laccata is one of the most prolific of mycorrhizal fungi in the PNW. Associations vary, but usually are coniferous trees like spruce, pine, and fir.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
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By: Laurel (algoressister)
2012-12-16 09:20:01 EST (-0500)

The colors are exactly as I saw them.
The stems were rusty brownish, and the gills are lilac (purple).
I looked for others, and found many just like this one.

Some question about color?
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-12-16 07:52:21 EST (-0500)

Was the stipe (stem) really that red? Were the gills more or less purplish?

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