Observation 188102: Tylopilus rubrobrunneus Mazzer & A.H. Sm.
When: 2014-08-29

Notes: This fungus was found in an area where lots of oak trees and leaf litter provided plenty of shade. The soil that it was growing in was both dense and moist.

It had no distinct smell.

The pileus of this fungus ranged from 3.2 to 11.9 cm in diameter, and it had a brown color. It had both a smooth surface and a smooth margin, and it had a broadly convex shape. The pileus was white inside.

This fungus did not had pores instead of gills as a hymenium. After cutting this fungus in half, it was observed that the pores were 1.3 cm thick. They also had a 4.4 cm span away from the pileus.

No lamellae were on this fungus, and neither was an annulus nor a volva.

This fungus’s stipe was central in orientation to the pileus, and it was also smooth. It was 8.7 cm long and 2.9 cm wide. The stipe was mostly equal in shape, but it was also slightly clavate toward the bottom. The inside of the stipe was solid and white. The outside of the stipe was a tannish brown color. The stipe had an institutious base.

The spores of this fungus were a pale pinkish brown color. They ranged from 9.8-13.8 × 3.4-4.0 microns in length and width.

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Recognized by sight
Used references: Mushrooms of the Midwest by Michael Kuo and Andrew S. Methven

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