CAP 5-12 cm broad, reddish brown, smooth becoming wavy at margin(more white tipped at edge), red, chocolate brown with orange red interior.
SPINES 0.3-0.5 cm long, pale buff, grayish with darker brown tips. STEM rather long, blue-green to blackish olive or blackish at base and anywhere handled(especially cap margins). ODOR pleasant: like G. applanatum but less sweet).
TASTE: Extremely bitter(akin to L.officinalis after taste).
MICRO: Spores 5.5-6.6 × 6.8-7 um, nearly round, tuberculate.
Fruiting beneath Western hemlock and Douglas fir. Old growth and saplings mostly.
Temp: upper 70’s.
Multiple images over 3-4 days: progression of drying and Microscopy work.
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