Observation 158877: Clavariadelphus occidentalis Methven
When: 2014-01-25
No herbarium specimen

Notes: One of the observations on display at the 2014 All California Club Foray.
Collector Don Moore
Joe Cohen

Proposed Names

24% (3)
Recognized by sight: Personal communication from Darvin DeShazer; and MO Clavariadelphus pallido-incarnatus Notes on Taxonomy (C. pallido-incarnatus is widest at tip, C. occidentalis is widest in the middle)
27% (1)
Recognized by sight: Another option, a drop of KOH would have been helpful.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
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By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2014-03-18 21:29:37 PDT (-0700)

because I didn’t propose Clavariadelphus sp… I didn’t vote for C. occidentalis, I just voted not likely on C. pallidoincarnatus.

The note is mostly right, occidentalis can be irregular.

This is C. pallidoincarnatus, from type location.

By: Joe Cohen (Joe Cohen)
2014-03-18 19:52:21 PDT (-0700)

Two questions:
1. What made you prefer Clavariadelphus occidentalis over C. pallido-incarnatus?
2. Is the Note generally correct about which is the widest portion?

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