Observation 18533: Hypholoma (Fr.) P. Kumm.

When: 2009-01-15

Collection location: Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo, Aisén, Chile [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

No specimen available

Clustered at base of old Nothofagus, subalpine lenga forest; CAP 4-5 cm wide, cracking, deep brick-reddish-brown fading to golden/orange-tawny, smooth and dry, faint veil remnants visible on margin; GILLS livid yellowish to brownish, brown spores visible at 20x, adnate; STIPE white mycelial fuzz at base conspicuous, little or no sign of veil at top of stipe; FLESH pale yellowish, brittle.

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Maybe, maybe not.
By: Peter G Werner (pgwerner)
2010-12-27 12:30:25 PST (-0800)

It looks a bit like H. capnoides, but the coloration and cap surface are very different. Perhaps that’s just an artifact of the cap being dry, but its quite possible that this is a different, Southern Hemisphere species of Hypholoma.

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