Observation 162474: Laccaria laccata group

When: 2014-03-30

Collection location: Kelley Point Park, Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

45.6475° 122.7646° 29m

Who: Joe Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)

No specimen available

In sandy soil under rotting hardwood log.
Gills attached, slightly notched.
Cap cuticle turns brown with KOH

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L. bicolor doubtful
By: Joe Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)
2014-03-31 07:50:12 MDT (-0600)

Laccaria bicolor seems doubtful because of lack of violet. See, e.g., Leathem & Didier, Key to LACCARIA species of the Pacific Northwest (2012), Trudell & Ammirati, Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest (Timber Press 2009). So this seems to key out to Laccaria lacata or something else in the Laccaria lacata group.

Created: 2014-03-30 20:31:43 MDT (-0600)
Last modified: 2014-03-31 07:54:06 MDT (-0600)
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