Observation 191297: Leucopaxillus gentianeus (Quél.) Kotl.

When: 2014-11-27

Collection location: Fort Ross State Park, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

-44% (2)
Recognized by sight: dry red brown cap cracking in age, white gills and stem, firm white flesh, on ground in duff under conifers, mostly Monterey cypress and Bishop pine

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Thanks, Christian,
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2014-12-02 17:33:45 CST (-0600)

I read that copious basal mycelium is a key to the Leucopaxillus genus. I’ve uploaded another photo that shows it pretty well. Also, the odor was rather odd: non mushroomy and unpleasant to my nose.

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