Observation 130675: Naucoria escharioides (Fr.) P. Kumm.

Growing on the ground(in debris) in a Sitka Spruce and Red Alder habitat.
Caps up to 3.2 cm across.
Spore print thin but appeared to be brownish with some pink tints.
Spores ~ 9.9-13.0 X 5.3-7.0 microns and moderately rough.
Some Cheilocystidia that was lageniform.


Spores in KOH @ 1000X.
Spores in KOH @ 1000X.
Cheilocystidia in Congo Red @ 1000X.
Cheilocystidia in Congo Red @ 1000X.

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Used references: Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest by Trudell & Ammirati.

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Although MycoBank says different,
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2014-01-03 08:23:46 PST (-0800)

I think this is the same as Alnicola melinoides. Correct me if I should be wrong.

Common English Name.
By: John Ratcliffe (Ratty)
2014-01-03 06:54:51 PST (-0800)

The common name for this species in Britain is Ochre Aldercap.

Created: 2013-03-23 15:16:41 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2014-01-03 06:42:54 PST (-0800)
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