Observation 174774: Ionomidotis irregularis (Schwein.) E.J. Durand
When: 2014-08-11
No herbarium specimen

Notes: flesh fragile. having dark reddish tones in the field when fresh, changing to olivaceous upon drying. spores white. Lynx reported a seeing a violet reaction with KOH, either in the sense of an extractable pigment or a change in tissue color at the individual cell or cell wall level, but no photomicrographs were taken. will be re-scoped soon.

Substrate: on decomposed, decorticate, moss-covered, fallen log beside the road.

Habitat: mixed deciduous + coniferous temperate rainforest, ~4500 ft.

Collectors: L. Gallagher & D. Newman

Collected for the 2014 Fleshy Fungi of the Highlands Plateau course, taught by Andy Methven at the Highlands Biological Station in Highlands, North Carolina.

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2014-08-24 06:26:06 CDT (-0500)

I think you might have nailed it, Alain. this is at the front of the microscope queue for confirmation.

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