Observation 19082: Chalciporus Bataille
When: 2009-02-25
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found on soil under Pinus radiata and Leptospermum scoparium in native New Zealand forest.
Pileus: 15-20mm in diameter. Hemispheric. Velutinous. Colour yellowish orange.
Stipe: 30-40mm long by 4-5mm in diameter. Slightly enlarged towards the base. Pale yellowish orange with a yellow base.
Pores: Hexagonal pores, 0.5-1mm in diameter. Colour orange.
Spore deposit: Brown.


Copyright © 2009 Michael
Copyright © 2009 Michael
Copyright © 2009 Michael
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Proposed Names

25% (2)
Recognized by sight: clearly no Chalciporus. Fistulinella has colored pore surfaces but I’m not sure about the cap surface (shouldn’t it be viscid?)
55% (1)
Recognized by sight: as per Hallings comments below.

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Not a Fistulinella
By: Roy Halling (royh)
2009-04-21 14:05:30 PDT (-0700)

It’s definitely a Chalciporus. Which sp? Can’t tell from here. Definitely an invasive to NZ and Australia though.

Fistulinella species.
By: Michael W (Michael Wallace)
2009-03-04 16:28:58 PST (-0800)

From what I gather Fistulinella species can have a dry or viscid pileus surface that can be glabrous, fibrillose or tomentose, I’m not sure about the taste but will add the information and some microscopy next time I come across some fresh specimens.
I don’t think the pore surface bruises brown although this specimen was not fully matured yet
Thanks for the input!

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