Observation 195078: Laccaria Berk. & Broome
When: 2014-12-23
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing around oaks. Wine-colored to dull red to red-brown caps. Light striation visible in some specimens at the margin. Thick, waxy, purple gills. Stipe is stringy, surprisingly durable.

This genus is fairly mysterious to me. Any help would be appreciated. For what it’s worth, I’ve keyed them to Laccaria vinaceobrunnea (depending on how we define the Gulf Coast) and Laccaria tortilis.

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Sounds interesting …
By: Logan Wiedenfeld (LoganW)
2015-01-11 20:06:34 PST (-0800)

… and exceptionally difficult. Looking through your list and some of the corresponding observation reports, I see that a number of these species are damn near indistinguishable at the macroscopic level.

Good luck!

Laccaria species in Texas
By: L G Price (LG_Price)
2015-01-11 18:53:15 PST (-0800)

I have been creating lists of species with historical records in Texas for several genus. One genus is Laccaria. Below is a link to the list. The list is a work in progress. I use the lists to help sort out species that are probable for observation in Texas. I use numerous sources to help build the lists.

Laccaria Texas List

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