Observation 152176: Paragyrodon sphaerosporus (Peck) Singer

When: 2013-11-14

Collection location: Hixon Forest, La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: Fun Guy123

No specimen available

Found in the woods on the ground.

Smooth brown cap, yellow pores

Pore surface staining black with KOH

Mushroom in picture is a little dried from being stored in refrigerator

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Paxillus is a close relative
By: else
2013-11-15 00:12:13 CST (-0600)

and shares the general gestalt and the browning and the feel with Paragyrodon.

but not that thick veil!

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-11-14 22:30:10 CST (-0600)

Pulk nailed it. I didn’t even see the veil in the thumbnail. Sloppy mistake.

Created: 2013-11-14 19:11:34 CST (-0600)
Last modified: 2013-11-15 01:59:27 CST (-0600)
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