Observation 129910: Gymnopus (Pers.) Roussel

When: 2013-01-10

Collection location: Briones Regional Park, Contra Costa Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Wen Hsu (qin2tang2)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: G. cf. kauffmanii?
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: Just to toss out another idea.

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Mushrooms Demystified
By: Wen Hsu (qin2tang2)
2013-03-06 10:44:25 -08 (-0800)

Because there were no redwood trees, I decided to follow the name given for a “closely related hard-wood lover” on page 219 of Arora’s book (1986). Outdated?

How was this identified?
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2013-03-06 01:07:52 -08 (-0800)

MushroomExpert suggests C. hygrophoroides is not on the west coast, and has gills “becoming flushed pinkish with age”. There aren’t many photos online to compare it to and no prior observations on MO…

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