Observation 174523: Xanthoconium stramineum (Murrill) Singer

When: 2014-08-17

Collection location: Franklin Parker Preserve, Chatsworth, New Jersey, USA [Click for map]

Who: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)

No specimen available

A single specimen growing on the side of a road leading to Chatsworth Lake close to a spot where we collected X. stramineum in the past.

The flesh of this mushroom was hard, dense and heavy.

Macrochemical Tests:
KOH & NH4OH = negative on pileipellis and flesh;
FeSO4 = faint bluish gray on pileipellis and exposed context

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Recognized by sight
Based on chemical features: Flesh and cap stain pale grayish-blue with FeSO4; KOH and ammonia negative on both cap and flesh.

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