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

Images

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

Proposed Names

64% (2)
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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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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Spore print
By: Jocelyn Gwynn (joceyg)
2014-11-03 15:23:55 CST (-0600)

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

Spore print
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2014-11-02 20:07:07 CST (-0600)

Do you have a photo of the print?

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