Observation 179507: Hypholoma lateritium (Schaeffer) P. Kummer
When: 2014-09-14
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On coniferous wood.

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The area where these mushrooms were found…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-02-23 16:21:35 PST (-0800)

has lots of White Pine and Eastern Hemlock, but few if any other conifers. I find lots of Hypholomas there every fall. If I find any more of these reddish ones on wood identifiable as pine or hemlock, I’ll bring some home for closer examination and preservation.

By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2015-02-23 13:04:40 PST (-0800)

Summary: From Basidiomycota Website

Hypholoma lateritium (Schaeff.) P. Kumm., Führ. Pilzk. (Zwickau): 72 (1871) … Rarely on wood of conifers but known on Picea and Pseudotsuga spp

Noah, my understanding has been…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-02-23 12:58:47 PST (-0800)

that lateritium and capnoides can look very much alike, and are separated on the basis of hardwood or coniferous substrate.

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