Observation 156289: Hygrophorus atramentosus (Alb. & Schwein.) H. Haas & R. Haller Aar. ex Bon

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By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2013-12-28 05:24:18 PST (-0800)

And thanks for confirming my suspicion :-)

By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2013-12-27 07:05:37 PST (-0800)

Yes! Thank you! H. atramentosus has been confirmed by the finder.

I would love to find H. atramentosus too!
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2013-12-26 07:58:06 PST (-0800)

The pics are a bit overexposed but not that much. This was found in a pristine spruce-beech-fir forest reservation. I can’t decide if it is calcareous or acidic because of the needle layer there. But overall I guess it is calcareous. I hadn’t had a closer look on this. A mycologist had ID’d it as camarophyllus. Would be very glad if it is atramentosus. If I do not forget I will mention that upon the next university visit.

By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2013-12-26 07:47:19 PST (-0800)

these pictures caught my attention as something I don’t really recognize as H. camarophyllus. If they show true colours (with a slight bluish tint) – have you considered Hygrophorus atramentosus? I have never found it myself.

If it’s found on calcareous ground, it’s very likely atramentosus..

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