Observation 155753: Chlorociboria aeruginosa (Oeder) Seaver ex C.S. Ramamurthi, Korf & L.R. Batra
When: 2013-12-16
Collection location: Otis, Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Notes: Habitat:
Growing on wood wood In Lincoln County Oregon

pores color pale blue

Length 1/2-1 mm, diameter 1/2mm, color blue, texture smooth, solid

Diameter 5mm-1cm, color blue fading to pale blue, texture appears smooth, but under magnification finely tomentose with smooth tomentums, plain to uplifted

Spore print color:
not obtained


Proposed Names

-26% (1)
Recognized by sight
Used references: Mushroomexpert.com, Mushrooms Demystified, Mushrooms and Other Fungi of great Britain
Based on microscopic features: Smooth Tometums
56% (1)
Used references: Observation 123181
Based on microscopic features: none

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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By: Tim (mushroomtim)
2013-12-19 11:45:33 PST (-0800)


By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2013-12-19 10:05:46 PST (-0800)

but you were right about aeruginascens having smooth tomentum.
The micro shots show a rough surface on the hyphae though, so that would confirm aeruginosa. But I recognized the species on the pale coloured hymenium and constistently round shape…

I see what you mean
By: Tim (mushroomtim)
2013-12-18 16:32:58 PST (-0800)

I scan info so quickly sometimes I forget what details add up to what. Thank you for the correction. Smooth tomentums = C. aeruginosa http://www.mushroomexpert.com/...

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