Observation 208050: Leccinum Gray

When: 2015-06-28

Collection location: Moon Lake Park, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

Specimen available

I would call this “Lecciunum albellum” if not for the turquoise stain in the stipe base. This stain expanded (slightly) after the mushroom was sectioned.

Area with mixed hardwoods. Oak, ash, birch. Hemlock maybe about 100 feet away.

KOH: darkens on cap then becomes tannish. Neagtive on pores. Negative on context. Yellowish on stipe then slowly brown.
Ammonia: negative on all parts.
Chemicals applied hours after mushrooms were collected. Mushrooms collected during a damp drizzly day after ~2 inches rainfall during the previous 36 hours.

Turquoise stain in stipe spread upward through most of the outer portion of the stipe after several hours.


seconds after sectioning
minutes after sectioning

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