Observation 136805: Gymnomyces Massee & Rodway

When: 2013-06-06

Collection location: Bassetts, Sierra Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

No specimen available

Found by others at the SFSU Spring Sierra course.

We looked quickly under the scope on these, and the spores are sub-globose, with amyloid warts. They look just like Russula spores. So, that keys this out to a Gymnomyces species, but I was told that they have seen this many times before, and it is a undescribed species of Gymnomyces from the area.

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last record for this was 1996…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-06-26 16:24:50 PDT (-0700)

at least as recorded in Dennis’ Sierran Fungi booklet.

So, did anyone bring this one back? There are folks actually working on truffles, might be nice to pass it along.

Is this the one that they call Gymnomyces “yubanensis?”

Created: 2013-06-18 12:41:27 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2013-06-18 12:42:09 PDT (-0700)
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