Observation 147028: Omphalotus olivascens H.E. Bigelow, O.K. Mill. & Thiers

When: 2013-10-01

Collection location: Old Creek Rd., Santa Margarita, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: George Suneson (nordiculf)

No specimen available

wood inhabiting in oak woodland.I have tried for a long time to identify this species but haven’t been able to.the bluish color on the pillius doesn’t appear on any photos i can find.

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By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-10-02 18:14:44 PDT (-0700)

re: your offline question about the determination, I based it on:
The shape, dingy orange color, olive discoloration, growth on wood, decurrent gills, and even the orange pigment staining your fingers. Also, fruitbodies tend to dry/age to brick reddish as can be seen in some of your photos.

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