Observation 181148: Phaeocollybia rifflipes Norvell
When: 2014-10-01
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found under older Noble fir (Abies procera). Cap has a distinctive olive-brown cap which is smaller than 1 inch in diameter, and conical-campanulate cap; which appears to match description in Norvell and Exeter. Several specimens found in same 3 square foot area. Soil extremely rocky, and difficult to impossible to dig complete stipe out of. Additionally, both hemlock and Noble fir present.

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Only the extreme top of the cap was exposed, the rest of the sporocarp was buried.
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Where the stipe was damaged, stipe exuded a reddish exudate. Oddly, the cut stipe exuded no exudate.
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Where the stipe was damaged, stipe exuded a reddish exudate. Oddly, the cut stipe exuded no exudate.
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Where the stipe was damaged, stipe exuded a reddish exudate. Oddly, the cut stipe exuded no exudate.

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Used references: Norvell and Exeter, Phaeocollybia of Pacific Northwest North America.

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