Observation 206976: Xerula furfuracea (Peck) Redhead, Ginns & Shoemaker
When: 2015-06-16
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This specimen appeared to be growing terrestrially under a live Oak, but I hit buried wood or a root when digging it up. Cap = 6 cm., wrinkled and puckered; Stem 8 cm. above ground with a short 2 cm. tap root, 4 mm. wide, stiff yet slightly flexible; white near apex. White spore print. Please see photo captions for additional information.

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In situ
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Fresh cap pale, wrinkled and puckered in center.
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Dry cap darkens
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Fresh gills
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Gills darkened with age/drying
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Dark areas of stem take on appearance of “snakeskin” after drying.

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Used references: Kuo’s “Mushrooms of the Midwest”, p. 394

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