Observation 191297: Leucopaxillus gentianeus (Quél.) Kotl.
When: 2014-11-27
No herbarium specimen

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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)
2014-12-03 02:33:45 MSK (+0300)

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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