Observation 168274: Hapalopilus nidulans (Fr.) P. Karst.
When: 2014-06-21
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Young fruiting bodies are soft and pliable. Velvety surface. Good smell. Found on Oak stump.

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight
Based on chemical features: Purple KOH reaction

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Thank you Noah! I am cautious and haven’t even tried my first Amanita. Tonight is the night lol.
By: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)
2014-06-30 02:23:55 BST (+0100)

A. ameri rubescens btw which do smell nice. I’ve been collecting for a few years now. Shipped your Hapalopilus nidulans Alissa.

Don’t be
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2014-06-26 03:27:18 BST (+0100)

tempted to eat it based on smell… It’s very toxic.

OK. You can have what I gathered up. It is nice. Smells good.
By: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)
2014-06-25 23:44:08 BST (+0100)
Please collect
By: Alissa Allen (bogslogger)
2014-06-25 22:56:14 BST (+0100)

I will be happy to trade you morels or mushroom dyed wool for this collection.

Correction. Purple
By: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)
2014-06-25 19:46:26 BST (+0100)
Correction. Purple
By: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)
2014-06-25 19:46:19 BST (+0100)
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2014-06-25 14:25:19 BST (+0100)

I would have expected black and this to be a Phellinus

5% KOH is negative
By: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)
2014-06-25 13:43:43 BST (+0100)
Got ammonia?
By: Alissa Allen (bogslogger)
2014-06-24 18:28:16 BST (+0100)

Check for a purple reaction with a drop of ammonia or KOH. If positive, you have Hapilopilus nidulans, a valuable dye mushroom (at least to me).

Created: 2014-06-24 15:08:51 BST (+0100)
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