Observation 191252: Tylopilus P. Karst.
When: 2014-09-11

Notes: This fungus was found growing directly on top of grass in dense, moist soil. Many large oak trees provided plenty shady coverage.

There was a slight dirt smell to this fungus.

The pileus of this fungus was 3.3 cm in diameter, and it was brown. Both the margin and the surface were smooth, and the overall shape was broadly convex. The inside of the pileus was a creamy brown color, but after being exposed to the air, it turned red.

Instead of gills, this fungus had pores, and they were initially tan, but they turned a reddish brown color when touched. From the stipe, they were present for 1.1 cm.

The stipe of this fungus was central and smooth, and it was 4.1 cm long to 1.2 cm wide. It had an equal shape, and the inside was solid at the top but almost hollow at the bottom. On the outside, it was a creamy tan color, and on the inside, it was initially creamy tan and dark brown, but it turned red after being exposed to the air. It had an institutious base.

The spore print of this fungus was brown, and these spores had an oval shape. They ranged from 8.4-11.8 × 4.0-5.2 micrometers.

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