Observation 196986: Hebeloma crustuliniforme group

When: 2015-01-11

Collection location: Coastal Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

Wrinkled glabrous cap up to 3 cm.,yellow with paler split margin; pallid then yellow brown adnex gills, white fibrous stem with bulbous base and white mycelium; on ground under conifers. Pale brown spore deposit (pinkish cast?). Mild taste. Odor of radish to me.

Very dry conditions for weeks.

Any help would be appreciated.



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Recognized by sight: yellowish cap with paler margin; notched yellow brown gills with white edge; whitish stem with enlarged base and white rhizomorphs; white context; odor of radish; pinkish brown spore deposit
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Thanks Randy
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2015-01-24 12:59:12 PST (-0800)

This looks very promising—color of spore print and odor fit. I’m not familiar with this genus so thanks for the ID.


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