Observation 121282: Phaeocollybia californica A.H. Sm.

When: 2012-12-23

Collection location: Salt Point State Park, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Byrain

Specimen available

Notes:
Spores slightly roughened without germ pore
Spore range = 8 – 10 (10.5) x 5 – 6 μm
Average spore = 9.4 × 5.13 μ
Q range = 1.6 – 2
Average Q = 1.84
4-spored basidia observed
Clamps not observed on gill section

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That
By: Byrain
2012-12-27 22:17:01 EST (-0500)

book is on my list of mycological books I want to get for when I can afford them (Slowly), but I didn’t think to check matchmaker, thanks.

If
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2012-12-27 21:54:28 EST (-0500)

you can afford it
Phaeocollybia of the PNW is a great book

http://www.blm.gov/...

Otherwise MatchMaker has the descriptions.

Thanks Noah!
By: Byrain
2012-12-27 21:36:38 EST (-0500)

I thought this could be P. californica, but I don’t have any good Phaeocollybia references yet and find them rather confusing still. :)

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