Observation 159207: Clitopilus hobsonii (Berk. & Broome) P.D. Orton

When: 2014-02-04

Collection location: Bon Tempe Reservoir, Marin Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

No specimen available

Growing on old log in mixed woods.
Caps up to 1.5 cm across.
Spore print whitish to pinkish.
Spores not amyloid.
Spores ~ 7.0-9.2 X 4.2-5.1 microns, ellipsoid to elongate and almost smooth.
Q(ave) = 1.67.
No distinctive odor.
MD keys led to Cheimonophyllum candidissimus but spores too long?

Proposed Names

47% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: spores still a little off… But you can almost imaging the longitudinal striations in a couple of those spores near the reticle increments.
See observation 67481

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Thanks Christian, that seems to be a good match
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2014-02-05 16:17:44 -05 (-0500)

for what Tom Bruns and Doug Smith have posted. And the spore size is very close to what I found in a couple of references.

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