Observation 186801: Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca (Wulfen) Maire
When: 2014-10-28
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing in clusters out of ground under coast redwood

White spore print

Dichotomously forked, bright orange gills

4 or 5 large patches of these false chanterelles seen in area, I was surprised at their large size and quantity


This Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca was growing irregularly in the shape of wings
One of 4-5 patches seen in area
Same specimen as first picture

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: Bright orange color, darker in center of cap then brightening toward the margin, decurrent true gills
Used references: “Mushrooms Demystified” Paxillaceae key

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Spore print
By: Jocelyn Gwynn (joceyg)
2014-11-03 16:23:55 EST (-0500)

I do not, it had maggots on it and has since been tossed.

Spore print
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2014-11-02 21:07:07 EST (-0500)

Do you have a photo of the print?

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