Observation 217306: Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca (Wulfen) Maire
When: 2015-09-21
(43.3581° 73.9444° 360m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Habitat: growing along gravel driveway; substrate gravel/sand/leaf litter; mixed woods all around (Hemlock nearby).
Cap: diam ~7cm, convex with center slightly depressed, margins rolled over, color = yellow-tinged/tan, darkening to brown in center, surface smooth.
Gills: decurrent, close and branching, cinnamon.
Stalk: diam ~1cm, length 3cm nearly equal, upper third covered with yellowish fibrils, less so below, otherwise colored as gills.
Growth Habit, etc.: single individual (so not collected); no chemical, taste, or spore data.
Matches quite well with Chroogomphus rutilus as described by Bessette, et al. pp. 77, 276

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Recognized by sight: Gills with multiple forks

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Created: 2015-09-30 06:24:30 PDT (-0700)
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