Observation 192792: Xerocomellus dryophilus (Thiers) N. Siegel, C.F. Schwarz & J.L. Frank

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the larger one is somewhat molded
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the larger one is a fused triplet
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the smaller one is fresh
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the smaller one is a fused twin
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fresh stipe stains blue
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5 days later (kept in fridge), the smaller one becomes molded, and the blue has darkened to red on stipe, and scraping on stipe no longer stains blue.

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Other clues
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2014-12-09 12:02:52 PST (-0800)

The frequently bicolored stipe (yellow above, red below) and growth in drier, warmer live oak dominated habitats are also clues. But yes, the red on the cap is a very good first clue. Also, we have very little idea what X. chrysenteron really is in CA…

red tinge on the cap
By: Wen Hsu (qin2tang2)
2014-12-09 11:55:58 PST (-0800)

nail it? or do we need other clues?

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