Observation 145269: Phellodon tomentosus (L.) Banker
When: 2013-09-08

Notes: Spores round, 4-5 microns, spiny.

Missing feature from description: “Under the microscope, flesh turns dark olivaceous with KOH”.

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Recognized by sight: Zonate stem

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By: Sava Krstic (sava)
2013-09-12 02:34:04 EDT (-0400)

Irene, thanks for the ID. I eliminated tomentosus because of its somewhat smaller spores and flesh turning black in KOH (my KOH mount didn’t show any color change). But you’re probably right: this thing is strongly zonate.

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