Observation 156764: Xeromphalina cauticinalis subsp. pubescentipes Redhead

When: 2013-12-30

Collection location: Line Creek Nature Area, Peachtree City, Georgia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Benjamin Dion (benjamindion)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

-10% (2)
Recognized by sight
25% (3)
Recognized by sight: Hirsute stipe, intervenose gills, white spores, on wood
46% (2)
Recognized by sight: if on dead conifer wood or debris

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By: Rocky Houghtby
2013-12-31 11:04:59 CST (-0600)

Spore measurements will help toward a species determination. Could you post the print for your other recent observation of the same species that is now being called “Gymnopilus”?

By: Benjamin Dion (benjamindion)
2013-12-31 10:55:16 CST (-0600)

I’m only taking spore prints, no dried material. Flying back to FL tomorrow, and USPSing the 80380244034 prints I took this week to myself.

By: Rocky Houghtby
2013-12-31 10:18:21 CST (-0600)

Either the distribution needs to be updated or a new species described. I really hope Mykes is holding on to material!

Thanks Alan,
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2013-12-31 10:13:51 CST (-0600)

I missed the white spores at the top of the stem. Rocky, according to M. Kuo X.cauticinalis is common in the west and occasionally found in the northeast.


Gill connection
By: Rocky Houghtby
2013-12-31 07:19:39 CST (-0600)

Is wrong for X. tenuipes. The stipe appears to be to wiry and cylindrical for that species as well. The rest of the morphology seems promising for Xeromphalina.

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