Observation 193067: Xerocomellus dryophilus (Thiers) N. Siegel, C.F. Schwarz & J.L. Frank
When: 2014-12-08

Notes: Caps up to 8.1 cm across. Fbs fairly water saturated.
Spore print olive brown.
Some weak bluing on pores when bruised.
Spores ~ 10.0-13.0 X 5.0-5.8 microns, fusifom.

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Well, It was somewhat mixed,
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2014-12-10 20:12:06 PST (-0800)

but live oak were most likely in the area.
What other features would lead to X. dryophilus; constricted stipe base?, wider spores?, lack of reddish content in the cracks although red is evident on the cap edges?, more glabrous stipe?. Maybe I talked myself into it.

Were there live oaks nearby?
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2014-12-10 19:28:17 PST (-0800)

Looks like X. dryophilus with the bicolored stipe and garnet-red cap

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